Pecan Pieces Recalled – Possible Nut Allergen

Nut Bar Company Inc. of Wyoming, MI, is recalling  360 40-ounce packages of “GFS Pecan Pieces” (lot number below).  They may contain undeclared walnuts, and consumers who have allergies to walnuts run the risk of an allergic reaction.

The affected product was distributed to Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Consumers could have purchased them at a quick-service restaurant or at GFS Marketplace Stores.

No illnesses have been reported to date.  Nut Bar Co. initiated the recall after it discovered that walnuts were included in the packaging.  Their investigation revealed the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s packaging processes.
Nut Bar Company, Inc. urges consumers who have purchased GFS Pecan Pieces that meet the criteria below to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Questions can be directed to Nut Bar Company Inc. at 1-800-821-1067 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm EST.

The affected packaging has the lot code printed near the top of the package:

GFS Pecan Pieces, Lot Number 095 1094 with UPC 093901134837