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Trader Joe’s issues recall on almond butter

August 19, 2014
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If you got caught up in the Trader Joe’s madness this summer, you might want to check your cabinets. This afternoon, Trader Joe’s issued a recall on both their Raw Crunchy Unsalted Almond Butter and their Raw Creamy Unsalted Almond Butter. Here is the official recall notice from the chain:

To Our Valued Customers:

We have been alerted by our supplier of Trader Joe’s Raw Almond Butters that there is a possibility that product with the specified date codes may be contaminated with Salmonella:

(SKU 91989) Raw Crunchy Unsalted Almond Butter [USE BY 28DEC14 thru 18JUN15]

(SKU 56995) Raw Creamy Unsalted Almond Butter [USE BY 27DEC14 thru 18JUL15]

In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and as an extreme precaution, all of the potentially affected product has been removed from sale and destroyed.

Customers who have purchased any of these items with the specified code dates are urged to not eat them and to dispose of them or return them to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

No other Trader Joe’s products are included in this recall.

Customers with questions may contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations at (626) 599-3817 [Monday through Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time].

UPDATE: The recall has expanded to include other nSpired Natural Foods nut butters. Get the entire recall list here.

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