Sunday, April 9, 2017

Multiple Recalls for April 9 2017

Several recalls to share with you all for a variety of reasons. Keep reading, check your pantries, freezers, and refrigerator to protect yourself and your families.

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Nutiva Expands Voluntary Recall

Nutiva, an Organic Superfoods company, has decided to expand its initial voluntary product recall of the Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shake – Vanilla to include all lots of both Vanilla and Chocolate flavored products after identifying that this product may contain trace amounts peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. “We are choosing to voluntarily recall all of our Organic Plant Based Protein Superfood 30 Shakes as a precautionary measure to provide the safest products for our customers,” states John W. Roulac, Nutiva’s CEO.

The affected products include:


These items were sold on the internet and through distributors in Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Consumers who have purchased these items and have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts are urged to not eat the product, and to dispose of it or return it for refund to where it was originally purchased. Nutiva has taken these steps strictly as a precautionary measure to assure our customers of our commitment to quality. No other Nutiva items are impacted by this recall.

Customers with questions may contact (800) 993-4367 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, or email help@nutiva.com.

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Whole Foods Market ® in Hadley, Massachusetts is issuing an allergy alert to recall six-packs of Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to an in-store labeling error.

The muffins, which were labeled as “Made Right Here 6pk Banana Choc Chip Muffins”, contained walnuts, which were not declared on the ingredient list. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The muffins were sold in clear, plastic six-pack containers and had a “Sell by” date of March 28, 2017.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall.

One allergic reaction has been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact the store at 1-413-586-9932.

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One Shift of NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter Recalled

The recall is only for Lot B16119A. No other products are affected.
Lifestyle Evolution is voluntarily recalling one shift of NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter nutrition bars. In isolated cases, a product with milk allergen was incorrectly packaged into Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrappers and cartons. The NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter wrapper does not list milk as an allergen.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have milk, peanut, almond, or soy allergies.

This action relates only to NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter product with this code printed on the package:

Product: NuGo Slim
Flavor: Crunchy Peanut Butter
Manufacturing Code: B16119A
Best By Date: 28-Jul-17
Item Number Bar: 6 91535 20701 1
Item Number Box: 6 91535 20702 8


Only this specific lot code is impacted. No other Lot Codes, or any other NuGo products, are involved in this action.

Consumers who have purchased this specific lot code can return product to the store where it was purchased. Consumers may call the number listed or visit our website for instructions on what to do with the product.

Lifestyle Evolution is conducting this voluntary recall because of undeclared declared milk allergy due to incorrect packaging being used. We have not received any reports of illness associated with this product, but we are voluntarily recalling this product out of an abundance of caution.

For more information or assistance, please contact us at 1-888-421-2032 (Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5pm EST) or contact@nugonutrition.com

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Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans Allergy Alert

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans, because the product may contain peanuts, not declared on the label.    People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Wegmans Original Killer Brownies with Pecans (best-by dates 03/21/17 through 4/5/17 only) with UPC number 20818400000 were sold between 3/16 and 4/1/17.  The product is sold prepackaged by the pound in a plastic clamshell, or individually on the cookie bar, in the Bakery Department in only 15 Wegmans stores (listed below) in these areas of New York State:


This product is produced by Killer Brownie Distributing, Ltd. in Dayton, Ohio.  The recall was initiated when a Wegmans employee reported that some cases received from the manufacturer were labelled incorrectly:  the cases were labeled ‘Original Brownies with Pecans,’ but actually contained ‘Peanut Butter Brownies.’

Approximately 612 lbs. of the product were received from the manufacturer incorrectly labeled.    Wegmans recovered approximately 365 lbs. either removed from sale or still in inventory; the remainder was sold to customers.  Wegmans placed automated phone calls to customers, who purchased the packaged product using their Shoppers Club card, to alert them to the recall.
There have been no reported injuries or illnesses associated with this recall.

Concerned customers should return the product to Wegmans for a full refund.  Customers who have consumed the product and feel they are experiencing symptoms should contact their physician.

Wegmans’ customers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the consumer affairs department Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. (EST) toll free at 1-855-934-3663.

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