Sunday, February 1, 2009

Bass Pro Shops® Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to Possible Health Risk

Bass Pro Shops® Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Uncle Bucks® Burnt Peanut Candy, No Sugar Added Chocolate Peanuts And No Sugar Added Peanut Clusters Due to Possible Health Risk

Bass Pro Shops® is voluntarily recalling the following Uncle Buck's® Candy products as a precautionary measure because these products were received from a supplier that used peanuts from Peanut Corporation of America in Blakely, Georgia, which has been linked to a national outbreak of Salmonella.

* Burnt Peanut 12oz. Bag, UPC# 0 52545 02132 3
* Burnt Peanut 3.8oz. Bag, UPC# 7 52545 07132 7
* No Sugar Added Peanut Cluster 10oz. Bag, UPC# 0 52545 10341 8
* No Sugar Added Chocolate Peanuts 13oz. Bag, UPC# 0 52545
10344 9

Bass Pro Shops® has taken these steps following announcements from a supplier that the products were manufactured with peanut products from Peanut Corporation of America in Blakely, Georgia, which has been identified as the source of peanut products contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Website at http://www.cdc.gov

These products were distributed in Bass Pro Shops® stores nationwide.

None of the Uncle Buck's® products listed above have been linked to any illnesses. No other Uncle Buck’s products are being recalled or are affected by this recall.

Bass Pro Shops® requests that customers who have purchased these products destroy them or return them to the nearest Bass Pro Shops® store for a full refund. If Bass Pro Shops® customers are unsure if they have the recalled product, they are requested to contact Larry Whiteley at (417) 873-5022 Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM or at (417) 689-1118 Evenings and Weekends.

The safety of our customers is always our number one priority. Bass Pro Shops® has taken these precautionary steps to help protect our customers.

-----
www.fayettefrontpage.com
Fayette Front Page
www.georgiafrontpage.com
Georgia Front Page

No comments: