March 25, 2015

Supervalu Inc. Issues Recall Due to Undeclared Peanuts in Product

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall for Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins produced by Supervalu Inc. of Eden Prairie, MN. Supervalu Inc. is recalling Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins because the product may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins were distributed in North Dakota, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, and may have been purchased at the company's Farm Fresh, Shoppers, Cub Foods, Hornbacher's and Shop 'n Save stores. There have been no confirmed illnesses associated with this product recall and the recall is being issued out of abundance of caution. The product is in a 32 oz. clear plastic tub with a black lid. The product is labeled as Essential Everyday Chocolate Covered Raisins and may contain chocolate covered peanuts. The product UPC is code is upc41303.05311 and is located on the back label. The product may have a back label with a product descriptor that does not match the product descriptor on the front label.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing peanuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts on the front of the package. The product manufacturer is Quality Products, a division of MRCI WorkSource. Consumer questions related to this product recall should be directed to SUPERVALU's customer service line at 1-877-932-7948. Consumers may return any unused product to the place of purchase for a refund.

The full recall can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm439669.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

 

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