Glass found in bags of cashews sold at ALDI prompts recall

(WROC-TV) - Star Snacks Co. is recalling two lots of cashews sold in ALDI stores due to the potential presence of glass pieces in the bag.

The recall affects Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt, Net Weight 8.0 oz. (227 grams) with UPC code 041498179366. The best-by date of the affected cashews is 11/27/18 and 11/28/18, printed on the bottom of the package.

The recall was initiated after the company received consumer reports of glass found in the product.

To date, there have not been any reported injuries. Potentially impacted products have been removed from store shelves.

They were sold at Aldi stores in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC., Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Consumers who have purchased the products in question are urged not to consume the products and may return the product to their local ALDI store for a refund or dispose of the item.

Consumers with questions may contact Star Snacks at 201-882-4593 or RecallFEQ01@gmail.com, Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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