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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 23, 2012 – Bay Valley Foods is voluntarily recalling packages of Naturally Fresh® Roasted & Glazed Pecan Pieces Salad Toppings because some of the packages may contain almonds that are not listed in the ingredient statement. Consumers who have allergies to almonds run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the mislabeled product.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this alert, and there is no risk to consumers who are not allergic to almonds.
The recalled packages of Naturally Fresh® Roasted & Glazed Pecan Pieces Salad Toppings were distributed between June 26, 2012, and August 22, 2012, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. The recall was initiated after the company received notice from a customer that almonds were found in some packages of the product.
The recalled product, Naturally Fresh® Roasted & Glazed Pecan Pieces Salad Toppings, comes in a 3.5 ounce pouch-type package and is marked with “Best By” dates of 07 APR 13 and 08 APR 13. The UPC code is (0)7653905520(0).
Consumers are advised to destroy or return any unused portions to the place of purchase for refund. Consumers with questions may contact Bay Valley Foods Consumer Response Department at 1-800-983-0823, Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.