Snyder's Lance Announces Voluntary Recall Of A Limited Amount Of Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due To Potential Presence Of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews And Pecans

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emerald® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
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While no illness has been reported, we are taking this action out of an abundance of caution after receiving consumer complaints.

The voluntary recall is limited to only the specific production codes listed below. To locate the production code on the 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:
Product Name PackageUPC Code PackageProduction Code Best before date
Emerald® Glazed Walnuts 0  1030080894  7 EN1216XX2 15 DEC 2018

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://slletsconnect.com/emerald/ or by calling 800-438-1880 and selecting #1 between 8am and 5pm Pacific Time, Monday - Friday. 

We are working and cooperating fully with the U. S. Food & Drug Administration on this voluntary recall.  The quality and safety of our products are the top priority for our Company. We apologize to our retail customers and consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this recall.               

About Snyder's-Lance, Inc.

Snyder's-Lance, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, NC, manufactures and markets snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. Snyder's-Lance's products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, pretzel crackers, potato chips, cookies, tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, popcorn, nuts and other snacks. Products are sold under the Snyder's of Hanover®, Lance®, Kettle Brand®, KETTLE® Chips, Cape Cod®, Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps®, Pop Secret®, Emerald®, Late July®, Krunchers! ®, Tom's®, Archway®, Jays®, Stella D'oro®, Eatsmart Snacks™, O-Ke-Doke®, Metcalfe's skinny®, and other brand names along with a number of third party brands. Products are distributed nationally through grocery and mass merchandisers, convenience stores, club stores, food service outlets and other channels. For more information, visit the Company's corporate web site: www.snyderslance.com. LNCE-G

Media Contact Joey Shevlin, Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs 704-960-0408 jshevlin@snyderslance.com

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