Today, Aldi issued a recall of Happy Harvest Canned Spinach, which was available in a number of states. This is, the company explains, due to the potential presence of peanuts, which can cause an allergic reaction to customers with a peanut allergy.
According to the press release, the affected cans are 13.5 ounces, have a lot code of A23IX, a best-by date of January 2021, and the UPC code 041498131289.
The full press release is below.
ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Happy Harvest Canned Spinach Due to Potential Undeclared Peanut Allergen from Product Mislabeling
Batavia, Ill. (April 20, 2018) – In cooperation with McCall Farms, Inc., ALDI has voluntarily recalled a limited
amount of cases of Happy Harvest Canned Spinach as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of peanuts resulting from product mislabeling. This product may cause an allergic reaction in customers who have a peanut allergy.
ALDI has removed the affected product from its stores. The affected product is a 13.5 oz. can of spinach with the lot code of A23IX. The best-by date is January 2021, with the following UPC code: 041498131289. The product was available for purchase at all ALDI locations in the following states: Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
The product was also available for purchase to ALDI customers in the Atlanta and Chicago areas through the company’s partnership with Instacart, a grocery delivery service.
To date, no illnesses related to this product have been reported. No other ALDI products are affected by this recall.
ALDI takes the safety and integrity of the products it sells seriously. If customers have product affected by this voluntary recall, they should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund. Customers who have questions about this voluntary recall may contact McCall Farms consumer services at [email protected] or 1-800-277-2012, Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00
ALDI sincerely regrets any inconvenience and concern this voluntary recall may cause.