April 23, 2014

More Peanut Recalls Linked to Sunland Products

Three more recalls have been announced linked to Sunland products that have been recalled for possible Salmonella contamination.  Sunland products are the source of a Salmonella Bredeney outbreak that has sickened at least 35 people in 19 states. The FDA found the outbreak strain of that bacteria in environmental samples taken at the Sunland facility and in Trader Joe’s Valencia peanut butter. No illnesses have been reported with these specific recalled products. The FDA has a complete list of recalled products.

Hines Nut Company is recalling peanuts that were distributed under the Hines or Dollar General Clover Valley label. The recall is for Salted Jumbo Virginia In-Shell Peanuts that were processed in the Sunland plant in New Mexico. They were distributed nationally to numerous large supermarket, grocery, and retail chains from April 12, 2012 to October 12, 2012. The peanuts have best by/expiration dates from October 12, 2012 through August 27, 2013.  The Hines package is a cello/poly laminated bag, predominantly blue, with a yellow label packed as 8 ounce, 10 ounce, 12 ounce, 16 ounce, and 24 ounce sizes. The Dollar General Clover Valley package is a cello/poly laminated bag, white with red trim and red lettering in 8 ounce bags. Lot numbers are: S03718, S03699, S03724, S03753, S03765, S03784, S03798, S03806, S03810, S03824, S03826, S03840, S03863, S03886, S03907, S03928, S03933, S03938, S03950, S03958, S03967, S03972, S03978, S03989, S03991, S04012, S04025, S04042, S04054, S04066, S04097, S04109, S04123, S04134, S04141, S04141, S04165, S04200, S04201, S04211, S04229, S04236, and S04247. For questions, call the company 24 hours a day at 1-800-561-6374.

Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling its 3.5 ounce bar of Green & Black’s Organic Peanut & Sea Salt Milk Chocolate Bar that contains peanuts processed by Sunland. The UPC number is 708656100562. All “best by” dates are included in the recall. The candy was manufactured and sold at retail and specialty stores nationwide. For questions, call the company at 1-855-268-7808 24 hours a day.

Torn & Glasser is recalling peanuts and peanut butter because they were processed at the Sunland plant. You can see the products, pack size, UPC codes, and lots affected at the FDA site. They are recalling salted in shell peanuts, sold packaged and in bulk, from the Gless Ranch, Sun Harvest, Torn and Glasser, and Sprouts labels. They are also recalling organic peanut butter. The products were distributed from November 9, 2011 to October 15, 2012 in California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah. For questions, call the company at 1-800-282-6887 from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm PT.

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