Trader Joe’s Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Tree Nuts In Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli

Trader Joe’s Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Tree Nuts In Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli

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Trader Joe’s Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Tree Nuts In Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli
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For Immediate Release
November 12, 2015
Contact
Consumers
Alison Mochizuki
[email protected]
(626) 599-3779

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Trader Joe’s of Monrovia, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli (UPC 00943482/SKU 94348) sold in the refrigerated deli section with “Use or Freeze by” codes 04 16 15 through 01 15 16, because it may contain undeclared tree nuts. All affected product has been removed from store shelves. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli is packaged in an 8.8 oz. package, with code information printed on the upper-right corner of the front of the package. The product was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. Trader Joe’s initiated the voluntary removal of this product after customers reported having an allergic reaction after consuming the product. The customers are allergic to tree nuts, which are not an intended ingredient in this product.
Customers who have purchased the Trader Giotto’s Butternut Squash Triangoli may return it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s customer relations at (626) 599- 3817, 6AM-6PM PST, 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/ucm472440.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.