MEDFORD, Ore. — The peanut butter recall that has removed Sunland products from many store shelves is now affecting Harry & David.
Specifically, the items that are being recalled are 12 ounce jars of Harry & David Crunchy Almond and Peanut Butter; Banana, Caramel and Raspberry Peanut Spread are also being pulled; they have ‘best buy’ dates of March 2011 through September 2013.
The following multi-component food items which included the above-named peanut butter products as components are also being recalled:
Harry & David® Apple Snack Box
Wolferman’s® Bee Sweet Gift Basket
Wolferman’s® Hearty Snack Gift Basket
Wolferman’s® All-Day Assortment Gift Basket
Wolferman’s® Father’s Day Basket
The “Best By” date is located on the upper part of the peanut butter product jar near the lid. The recalled peanut butter products were produced by Sunland, Inc. Products subject to this recall were sold nationwide through Harry & David and Wolferman’s catalogs and websites, as well as through Harry & David stores, between May 26, 2010 and September 25, 2012.
Individual jars of the recalled peanut butter products sold through Harry & David stores have UPC numbers of 780994738713 (Creamy Banana Peanut Spread), 780994738720 (Creamy Raspberry Peanut Spread), 780994757868 (Creamy Caramel Peanut Spread), or 780994738737 (Crunchy Almond and Peanut Butter) printed on the Bar Code.
The recalled multi-component food items have lot code numbers of 0092M through 2372M or 0092H through 2372H. The recall was prompted over concerns of salmonella in products manufactured in Sunland’s peanut butter plant after March of 2010.
Harry & David stated in a press release on Tuesday morning that This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To date, there have been no confirmed illnesses or injuries reported in connection with the Harry & David brand recalled products, and no other Harry & David products are being recalled at this time.
Consumers with recalled product are urged not to eat the product, and to dispose of it or return it to any Harry & David retail store for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the recalled products may phone the Harry & David Customer Service division at 800-233-1101, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. PDT, 7 days a week.