Trader Joe’s Pesto Product Recalled in 14 States Over Labeling Error

Pesto pasta sauce sold under the Trader Joe’s brand has been voluntarily recalled after it was found to have been packaged in containers labeled with the incorrect food label, “hummus dip.” Bakkavor USA, based in North Carolina, is responsible for the recall.

Incorrect information about the Trader Joe’s Genova Pesto sauce’s components, nutritional value, and potential allergies is printed on the packaging.

NewsNation Posted a tweet and wrote: Pesto shipped to Trader Joe’s in 14 states was recalled due to labeling and allergen issues.

Warning: “People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product,” Bakkavor USA stated in a recall notice submitted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Between April 28 and 30, faulty Genova Pesto containers made their way to 14 states (Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Washington).

Trader Joe's Pesto Product Recalled in 14 States Over Labeling Error

A “use by” date of May 27, 2023, was printed on the packaging. When Bakkavor USA learned of the problem, the business stated no customers had reported having an allergic response. Customers should either dispose of the recalled items in the trash or return them to any Trader Joe’s store for a full refund.

Here is what you need to know immediately regarding recent events in Oregon:

Trader Joe’s “goes well beyond regulatory requirements” for recall-related communications, as stated on the business’s recall page, details how the company notifies customers via email notifications, in-store signs, and the website.

On Saturday(13 May 2023), no recall page warned about the mislabeled Genova Pesto.

Anya K.

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