Cashews recalled after glass found in canister


A New Jersey company, Star Snacks Co., is voluntarily recalling two lots of Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt due to the potential presence of glass pieces.

The affected product was distributed in 8.0 ounce canisters under the following label:

  • 8.0 ounce Southern Grove Cashew Halves and Pieces with Sea Salt
  • UPC code 041498179366 
  • Best by date 11/27/18 & 11/28/18 (printed on the bottom of the can)

The company initiated the recall after it received consumer reports of glass found in the product. There have not been any reported injuries to date. Potentially impacted products has been removed from store shelves.

The product was distributed to ALDI stores in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington DC, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Consumers who have purchased the product in question are urged not to consume this product and may return the product to their local store for a refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Star Snacks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at 201-882-4593.