Nor Cal Food Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Nor Cal Food Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade Recall [US]Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC, an Auburn, California establishment, recalls an estimated 567 cases of Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, manufactured by Purveyors Kitchen due to undeclared Walnuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.


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

  • Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, sold in 7.75 ounce glass jars with a black metal lid. The product itself is light brown / orange color with visible pieces of basil and walnuts in it. The batch/lot codes being recalled are PKPP17179A, PKPP17179B and PKPP17179C with the expiration dates of June 2019 and PKPP17230B with the expiration date of August 2019.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade was sold in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the Tree Nuts, specifically Walnuts.

This product was made by Foodie Tout, Inc., doing business as Purveyors Kitchen. Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC operates a facility previously owned by Foodie Tout, Inc., which filed for bankruptcy on February 14, 2018 and is no longer in operation.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts such as Walnuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade products and could be allergic to their Walnut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> 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 have any questions about this recall, please contact Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC. at 1-530-823-8527 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday or by e-mail at

To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Tapenade Spread products, please search for “tapanade” or more generically, “spread” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Walnuts, please search for “walnut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

e other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC, please search for “Nor Cal Food” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


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Recalls Direct RIN: 10834-2018
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