Gilster – Mary Lee Corp. Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Almonds in Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal

Gilster – Mary Lee Corp. Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Almonds in Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal

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Gilster – Mary Lee Corp. Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Almonds in Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal
Contact:
Consumer:
618-826-2361 ext. 3283 or 3035
or
573-547-1083 ext. 4135
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 14, 2015 — Gilster-Mary Lee of Chester, Illinois, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Market Pantry Honey & Oat Mixers Ready to Eat cereal because it may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The only lot involved is Market Pantry Honey and Oat Mixers Ready to Eat Cereal, packaged in 18-oz. cartons which have a Best By date of SEP 30 15 P4 (UPC# 85239-90824). Consumers should return the product to the store for a full refund or discard it.
The product is sold exclusively at Target Stores and was distributed nationwide Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. became aware of the mispackaging after receiving a customer complaint. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this cereal.
For questions, consumers can call Gilster-Mary Lee Corp. at 618-826-2361 ext. 3283 or 3035, 573-547-1083 ext. 4135 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm CST Monday – Friday.

* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm430388.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.

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