Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of Emerald® 100 Calorie Pack Roasted & Salted Cashew Halves & Pieces product, distributed nationwide, due to the possible presence of small glass pieces. This voluntary recall covers only specific production codes of the following product:
Emerald® 100 Calorie Pack Roasted & Salted Cashew Halves & Pieces 7 Packs / 0.62oz.
No injuries have been reported to date. They are recalling these products because they may contain small pieces of glass that could potentially cause injury. They believe the source of the glass to be the raw cashews received from one of their suppliers under a specific lot code.
A consumer complaint alerted them to the problem.
Consumers who may have purchased the product listed above should not consume it but should contact Consumer Affairs for a full refund online at http://www.emeraldnuts.com/contact-emerald/ or by calling 503-364-0399 between 8am and 5pm Pacific Time, Monday – Friday.
The voluntary recall is limited to the production codes listed below. To locate the production code on the carton or inner package, consumers should look next to the nutrition facts panel. No other production codes, sizes or varieties of Emerald products are affected by this recall.
Information regarding Emerald product affected by this recall: Retail Carton UPC 0 10300 33324 1; Retail Carton before dates of 12 DEC 16, 13 DEC 16, 18 DEC 16, 21 DEC 16; Inner package UPC code of 0 10300 33399 9; and Inner package production codes of 15346D346S, 15347D346S, 15352D346S and 15355D346S.
“The quality and safety of our products are the top priority for our company,” said a company spokesperson, in a news release issued April 1. “We apologize to our retail customers and consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this recall. We are working and cooperating fully with the U. S. Food & Drug Administration on this voluntary recall.”