Planters nuts were recalled after they were found to be potentially fatal

Forbes

Minnesota-based Hormel Foods Sales LLC issued a recall for two Planters products produced at one of its facilities and distributed to five states in the southeast portion of the U.S. because they could cause fatal infections.
Hormel produced the contaminated Honey Roasted Peanuts and Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts for Planters at one of its facilities before distributing them to Publix warehouses in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina as well as Dollar Tree warehouses in South Carolina and Georgia.
After producing and distributing the products in April, Hormel discovered the packaged contents could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes.
The organism listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and others who have weakened immune systems.
The product being recalled is limited to 4-ounce packages of Planters Honey Roasted Peanuts and 8.75-ounce cans of Planters Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts.
FDA SAYS MULTISTATE E COLI OUTBREAK TIED TO WALNUTS Cans of Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts have a “Best if Used By Date” on the bottom as well as a UPC code on the side.
For deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts, the UPC code in question is 2900001621 and the best-by date is April 5, 2026.
“A full investigation is currently underway to determine the potential source of the contamination.”

NEUTRAL

Two Planters products manufactured at one of Hormel Foods Sales LLC’s facilities and distributed to five states in the southeast of the United States have been recalled by the Minnesota-based company. S. due to the possibility of deadly infections.

The tainted Honey Roasted Peanuts and Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts for Planters were manufactured by Hormel at one of its facilities, and then they were distributed to Dollar Tree warehouses in South Carolina and Georgia, as well as Publix warehouses in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina.

In April, Hormel found that the products’ packaged contents might contain listeria monocytogenes, even after they had been produced and distributed.

Small children, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems are susceptible to serious and occasionally fatal infections from the organism listeria monocytogenes.

WALMART RECALLED GROUND BEEF SALE DUE TO E COLI CONCERNS.

The voluntarily issued recall states that healthy individuals who consume the organism may experience transient symptoms such as high fever, intense headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

Moreover, miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant women may result from listeria infections.

Only 4-ounce containers of Planters Honey Roasted Peanuts and 8-point-75-ounce cans of Planters Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts are part of the recalled product line.

FDA SAYS MULTISTATE E COLI OUTBREAK RELATED TO WALNUTS.

The Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts cans have a UPC code on the side and a “Best if Used By Date” on the bottom.

The Honey Roasted Peanuts in question have a best-by date of April 11, 2025 and a UPC code of 2900002097. The UPC code 2900001621 and the best-by date of April 5, 2026 are related to deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts.

According to Hormel, only these products are covered by the recall.

Amid rumors of metal contamination, H-E-B RECALLS ICE CREAM.

The company added that all impacted retailers have been informed and that there have been no reports of anyone becoming ill as a result of the recalled products.

It is recommended that anyone in possession of the impacted products either throw away the nuts or return them to the retailer for a replacement or complete refund, rather than eating the nuts.

Hormel declared, “Our commitment to food safety remains our utmost priority.”. “A thorough inquiry is presently being conducted to identify the possible source of the contamination. “.

Customers can call Hormel Foods customer service at 800-523-4635 with any queries or concerns they may have regarding the recall.

scroll to top