Pesto product recalled by Trader Joe’s in 14 states
SALT LAKE CITY (KTVX) — Bakkavor USA, a North Carolina-based convenience food supplier, has issued a voluntary recall of its Trader Joe brand pesto pasta sauce, which may be packaged in packages labeled “hummus dip ”.
The containers are not printed with the correct nutritional information, ingredients or potential allergens present in the Trader Joe’s Genova Pesto Sauce contained within.
“People with allergies or sensitivities to milk or nuts are at risk of severe or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product,” Bakkavor USA wrote in a recall notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Containers of Genova Pesto with the wrong packaging were distributed between April 28 and April 30 in 14 states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and Washington.
The products had an expiration date of May 27, 2023.
Bakkavor USA said there were no reports of customers experiencing allergic reactions at the time the company became aware of the issue.
Customers are urged to discard the recalled products or return them to Trader Joe stores for a refund.
On Trader Joe’s recall page, the company writes that it is “going far beyond legal requirements” for recall-related communications by sending email alerts, posting in-store signs and notifying shoppers. customers on the website.
A message about the mislabeled Genova Pesto was not posted on the site’s recall page on Saturday.
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