ALDI Southern Grove Cashew Nut Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: ALDI Southern Grove Cashew Nut Recall [US]Star Snacks Co. recalls certain batch/lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces sold at ALDI Stores due to suspected glass fragment contamination and consequential risk of ingestion and internal ingestion and GI tract laceration damage, a serious health hazard.

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Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Nuts are subject to this recall:

  • Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt, sold in cans weighing eight (8) ounces (227 grams), best-by dates of 11/27/18 and 11/28/18 and a UPC of 041498179366

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, the recall was initiated after the company received consumer reports of Glass fragments found in the product. To date, there have not been any reported injuries.

The product was distributed to 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.

If glass fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cashew Nuts, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Nuts to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Star Snacks at 1-201-882-4593 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time or by e-mail at

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Recalls Direct RIN: 8774-2017
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