May 2, 2000Tree of Life Organic Trail Mix
St. Augustine, FL (SafetyAlerts) - Tree of Life, Inc. is
voluntarily recalling its 6-ounce packages and 25-lb. bulk boxes of "Tree of Life
Organic Trail Mix" because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have
allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they
consume these products.
The recalled "Tree of Life Organic Trail
Mix" products were distributed to retail stores east of the Rockies and in Arizona.
The product comes in a 6 ounce clear printed
plastic package marked with UPC Code # 030684335709 on the back and with an expiration
date of the following printed on the back.
6 Ounce Pkg. Expiration
The 25-lb. bulk product comes in a corrugated box
and the date of manufacture is marked on the tape of the box. The UPC Code for this item
is 030684175091. Listed below are dates of manufacture.
25 LB Bulk Boxes
10-14-99, 12-6-99, 12-7-99, 12-17-99,
01-13-00, 04-15-00, 03-02-00, 03-09-00,
No illnesses have been reported to date in
connection with this problem.
The voluntary recall was initiated immediately
after it was discovered that the peanut-containing product was distributed in packaging
that did not reveal the presence of peanuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the
problem was caused by a temporary miscue in the company's labeling process.
Production of the product has been suspended until
FDA and the company has ensured the correction of the packaging process.
Consumers who have purchased 6-ounce packages of
"Tree of Life Organic Trail Mix" are urged to return them to the place of
purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers May 2, 2000.
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