December 21, 2001Once Again Nut Butter Has Recalled Whole
Foods Brand Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter
Nunda, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Once Again Nut Butter
approximately 400 cases of Whole Foods Brand 16 oz Organic Crunchy Peanut
Butter due to mislabeling. The product contains almond butter instead of
peanut butter. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds,
may run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they
consume this product.
The product is distributed by Whole Foods Markets, and sold exclusively at
the following retail outlets:
Whole Foods Market, Fresh Fields, Wellspring, Harry?s or Bread & Circus
stores. These retail outlets are located in the following states:
Arizona Colorado Connecticut Florida Georgia Illinois S. Carolina Louisiana
Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Missouri New Jersey
New Mexico New York N. Carolina Pennsylvania Rhode Island Virginia
Washington D.C. Texas Wisconsin
The following can identify the product:
The product can be identified by Whole Foods label that reads ?Organic
Crunchy Peanut Butter?. The product comes in a 16oz glass jar with a gold
metal cap that has ?use by? dates of 10/29/02 and 10/30/02. (The label will
have the bar code UPC 0 99482 16002 9). Only this UPC with ?use by 10/29/01"
and "use by 10/30/02? on the cap are affected.
Explanation: The problem was discovered when a case labeled as Almond Butter
was found to contain jars labeled as peanut butter. There have been no
illnesses reported to date.
Return the mislabeled product to the place of purchase for a full refund or