Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Cashew Product Recalled Due to Possible Allergen Contamination with Peanuts

 An Ohio Company is recalling 10 ounce stand-up pouches (SUPs) of cashews after it was determined that there could be peanuts present.

While peanuts and cashews are both allergens, they are not the same allergens.  Thus this is an allergen issue and requires corrective action.  There can be some cross-reactivity - people who are allergic to one can  be allergic to the other.  

Cross contact of peanuts and tree nuts can be an issue in facilities that handle both types of nuts.

FDA Recall Notice
Kanan Enterprises Conducts Voluntary Recall of Cashews with Sea Salt
For Immediate Release

September 3, 2016

Consumers   1-800-860-5464


Solon, OH — Kanan Enterprises announces the voluntary recall of Southern Grove Cashews with Sea Salt due to possible presence of peanuts. People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No adverse reactions have been reported associated with this recall.

The only item that is affected by this recall is Southern Grove Cashews With Sea Salt, a 10 ounce stand up pouch bag with a UPC 0 41498 18992 1 and a date code of Best By May 24 2017 KN and Best By AUG 05 2017 KN. No other products or date codes are affected. We shipped this product to Ohio and Kansas. Our customer shipped some of the product to Minnesota.

Consumers with this reported product should not consume this product. They should destroy it or return the product to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call 1-800-860-5464, 8:15 am – 5:00pm EST, Monday – Friday.


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