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Pin Hsiao & Associates, LLC. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Muffins

Published on Thursday, 12 December 2013 22:02

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Pin Hsiao & Associates, LLC. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Muffins - 12 pk.

 

Contact:
Consumer:
(425) 635-3357
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 12, 2013 - Pin Hsiao & Associates, LLC of Bellevue, Washington is recalling the Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Muffins – 12pk., because it may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Muffins – 12pk. was distributed in Washington and Oregon. Customers would have been able to purchase this product through retail grocery stores.

This product comes in a rigid PET plastic locking clamshell with 12 wells for muffin stabilization. The container dimensions are as follows: 9" x 6.5" x 2.5". The product will have a dark blue sleeve type label with product name:

Gluten Free Blueberry Mini Muffins – 12pk.
Net Wt. = 12.6 oz.
UPC Code = 818703011021
Lot Code = 051114
Product Expiration - 5/11/14
Last Date of Distribution – 11/8/13

No illnesses or customer complaints have been reported to date.

The voluntary recall was initiated by the manufacturer after it was discovered that the muffins were mistakenly produced with walnuts and were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of tree nuts.

People who are allergic to walnuts should not consume this product and may either destroy, or return to the place of purchase for a full refund. For consumers who are not allergic to walnuts, there is no safety issue and are safe to consume. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-425-635-3357 from 8:00am – 5:00pm PST.

 

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