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Harry & David Peanut Butter Caught Up in Sunland Recall

Sunland Inc. was apparently also making peanut butter products for the popular mail order food company known as Harry and David, LLC. It joined the peanut butter recall that has been under way since Sept 22 when Trader Joe’s recalled its brand made by Portales, NM-based Sunland. Recalled Harry and David peanut butter brands include… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Harry and David Recall Barbeque Almonds

Harry and David of Medford, OR is recalling approximately 205 2 oz. bags of its Premium Kansas City Style Barbeque almonds because the bags may contain peanuts. Peanuts are not declared as ingredients, but the label includes the statement “May contain trace amounts of allergens not listed in the ingredients.” This problem was discovered on… Continue Reading

OSU Makes Sure Fancy Foods Are Safe to Eat

You’re aisle surfing at a gourmet grocery store. A milk chocolate bar with smoked bacon catches your eye, as well as the Austrian pumpkin seed pesto. You think, “I could make something like this.” You’ve got a dynamite recipe for fennel-cayenne beets marinated in champagne vinegar and walnut oil. You picture your face on a… Continue Reading

Salmonella Finds ‘Niche’ in Hazelnut Facility

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is still concerned about processing plant contamination that led to the hazelnut recalls last Christmas season by such well known retailers as Whole Foods and Harry and David’s. FDA on May 10 sent a warning letter to Willamette Shelling Inc., based in Newberg, OR about “niches” of Salmonella… Continue Reading

More Hazelnuts Recalled In Oregon

Add another 6,712 and a half pounds to Oregon’s recall of various raw and dry roasted hazelnut kernels.  Latest to recall is Eugene-based Evonuk Oregon Hazelnuts, which supplied the Harry and David Village Store in Medford, which issued a recall notice of its own. Oregon growers, all due to concern about potential Salmonella contamination, have… Continue Reading