Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Cherrydale Manufacturing LLC Recalls Bartons, Cherrydale Farms And Haddington Farms Products That Contain Peanuts Because Of Possible Health Risk

Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) has voluntarily expanded the recall of all peanuts and peanut products produced at their Blakely Facility, Georgia, since January 1, 2007.

Cherrydale manufacturing LLC is acting out of an abundance of caution to voluntarily recall all products manufactured at their facility using peanut products from PCA, since January 1, 2007 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

This includes their Bartons, Cherrydale Farms and Haddington Farms Brand products. These brands of products were distributed throughout the United States and Canada through retail stores, school fundraisers, catalog and internet sales, and direct delivery.

The Lot Codes being recalled are 1H001 through 3H365, 1J001 through 3J365 and 1K001 through 3K029. Specific products impacted by the recall were produced on or after Jan 1, 2007.

Bartons Confectioners:

Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters 1.7 oz
Peanut Caramel Clusters 1.7 oz
Peanut Butter Cubby Paws 3.25 oz
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters with Peanuts 6 oz
Disney Hanna Montana Balanced Nutrition Chocolate Peanut Bar 22g, 6 ct, 18 ct, and 24 ct (US)
Disney Hanna Montana Peanut Chocolate Granola Bar 22g, 6 ct and 18 ct (Canada)
Nut Job Bars 2.22 oz
Trail Mix Energy Bites 6.5 oz
Peanut Chocolate Energy Bars 4.9 oz
Trail Mix Energy Bars 4.9 oz
Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters in Chocolate Shoppe Assorted Box all Weights
Peanut Caramel Clusters in Chocolate Shoppe Assorted Box all Weights

Cherrydale Farms:
Peanut Crunch 6 oz and 8 oz
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters

Haddington Farms:
Peanut Caramel Clusters 4 oz

This action was taken as a result of the recently expanded recall by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) to include all peanut ingredients produced in their Blakely, Georgia facility. None of the recalled products have been directly linked to the salmonella outbreak, and there have been no illnesses reported.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses, such as arterial infections (i.e. infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to destroy them but retain the Best By and/ or Lot Code found on the package. Consumers with questions may contact the Customer Service at 1-800-289-4525 between 9 AM and 5 PM EST Monday through Friday. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor.

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