ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Emerald® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its 6.5oz Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product. 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.
While no illness has been reported, the company is taking this action out of an abundance of caution after receiving consumer complaints.
The voluntary recall is limited to only the specific production codes listed below. To locate the production code on the package, consumers should look next to the nutrition facts panel. No other production codes, sizes or varieties of Emerald® products are affected by this recall.
Product Name: 6.5oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts
Package UPC Code: 0 1030080894 7
Package Production Code: EN1216XX2
Best Before Date: 15 DEC 2018
Consumers who may have purchased the product listed above should not consume it but should contact Consumer Affairs for a full refund online at this website or by calling 1-800-438-1880 and selecting #1 between 7am and 4pm Alaska Time, Monday – Friday.
Emerald® Nuts is working and cooperating fully with the U. S. Food & Drug Administration on this voluntary recall and apologizes to its retail customers and consumers and sincerely regrets any inconvenience created by this recall.