A popular cereal distributed nationwide by Walmart stores has been recalled because it may contain undeclared almonds.
Gilster-Mary Lee Corp, of Chester, IL is recalling a single lot of 21oz. Great Value Berry Crunch cereal. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds or tree nuts may run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.
This product was distributed in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia solely through Walmart stores.
Only product containing the code 07 21 10 N02 is affected by this recall.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some product containing sliced almonds was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of this material. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by human error in the company's production and packaging processes.
Consumers who have this product may return it to the store where they purchased it for a refund or replacement. Any questions regarding can be directed to Gilster-Mary Lee at 800 851 5371 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Central Time, Attn: Tom Welge.