The United States Food and Drug Administration has announced today, a voluntary recall by Ocean Spray of their” Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins Dried Cranberries” due to the fact that some of the products may contain yogurt covered 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. www.oceanspray.com
The products have been distributed to retail stores in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Ocean Spray announced that the packages of Craisins are 8-ounce pouches that have the following codes, UPC # 31200 03719 and include Best By Dates Feb 10, 2015 and Feb 11, 2015.According to Ocean Spray, the company has received “ three consumer complaints that the product contained peanuts, but no associated illnesses were reported.” www.oceanspray.com
Ocean Spray assures the public that their “ packaging does contain a warning that the product is made on equipment that also processes nuts, Ocean Spray issued the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution to ensure the safety of our consumers. This recall affects a very small amount of our Ocean Spray® Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins® Dried Cranberries and we have not received any reports of allergic reactions.” www.oceanspray.com
The FDA instructs consumers that have Ocean Spray Greek Yogurt Covered Craisins, to “please save or take a picture of the UPC label and best by date and contact the Ocean Spray Consumer Hotline at 1-800-662-3263, weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, for a coupon replacement. Please then destroy the product” www.fda.gov