October 16, 2012

Hines Nut Company, Dallas, TX Recalls Salted Jumbo Virginia In-shell Peanuts

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of Salted Jumbo Virginia In-shell Peanuts. These peanuts were processed in the Sunland, Inc. Peanut Processing Plant and may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The Salted Jumbo Virginia In-shell Peanuts available to retail customers were distributed under the HINES or Dollar General Clover Valley label. These were distributed nationally to numerous large supermarket, grocery and retail chains. The Salted Jumbo Virginia In-shell Peanuts being recalled were distributed during the six month period prior to the recall date of April 12, 2012 - October 12, 2012, and will have best by/expiration dates on the packaging from October 12, 2012 - August 27, 2013.

The lot number information can be located on the fourth line of the "Packing Information' printed in black on the package.

The HINES package is a cello/poly laminated bag, predominately blue, with a yellow label stating 'SALTED JUMBO VIRGINIA PEANUTS' packed as 8oz, 10oz, 12oz, 16oz and 24oz; Hines also packages three 'theme' cello/poly laminated bags that are 5.5oz each. The themes for these bags are: 1) Independence Day - red, white and blue in color with a stylized flag on the front; 2) Football Season - with a football on the front; and Hunting Season - with a camouflage motif on the front of the bag.

The Dollar General Clover Valley package is a cello/poly laminated bag, predominately white with red trim and red lettering. These bags are packaged as 8oz bags.

The full recall and product information can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm323984.htm.