“Many people bake with hazelnuts for the holidays and US Food Safety Corporation felt compelled to compile a list of safe hazelnut products,” said Susan Reef, US Food Safety Corp. CEO.
Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) December 23, 2009
USFoodSafety.com, the first website to provide consumers with the most up-to-date food safety alerts, recalls, advice and columns will provide a complete list of recalled Hazelnut products as well as a safe to eat hazelnut product list when warranted. For easy consumer viewing visit http://www.usfoodsafety.com. The blog, http://blog.usfoodsafety.com, will provide intermittent recalls as they become available.
The recalled products are part of the Williamette Shelling of Newberg, Oregon recall. Williamette Shelling is recalling 114, 350 pounds of shelled hazelnuts nationwide because of potential contamination with salmonella. Unshelled hazelnuts are not affected by the recall.
“Many people bake with hazelnuts for the holidays and US Food Safety Corporation felt compelled to compile a list of unsafe hazelnut products in an easy-to-read format,” said Susan Reef, US Food Safety Corp. President. “In this busy season it is important to warn consumers of food safe hazards and bring attention to foods that are safe to eat.”
The nation-wide recall affects:
- Willamette Filbert Growers Shelled Hazelnuts or Meridian Organic Hazelnuts with lot code numbers 289091A and 311091A
- Brands including: Kunze Farms, Evonuk Oregon Hazelnuts, Canadian Hazelnuts, and Firestone Farms.
Consumers can continue to check the list for updates or sign up for free subscriptions to USFoodSafety.com’s e-mail alert service at http://www.usfoodsafety.com/subscribe.asp. By signing up for the e-mail alert service, members will automatically receive the latest food safety product alerts, delivered directly to their inboxes. USFoodSafety.com also provides the latest food safety articles, covering food safety tips, general food safety handling tips, as well as food safety topics of interest, like the recent impact of melamine in our food supply chain.
About US Food Safety Corporation:
US Food Safety Corporation is a privately funded, woman-owned company located in Massachusetts. Through its web site USFoodSafety.com the company has become the premier "one-stop" source of consumer information related to food alerts, recalls and safe food handling.
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