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Hormel Recalls Planters Products Over Listeria Concerns

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Wiregrass – (WDNews) Hormel Foods Sales LLC has issued a recall for two Planters products, citing potential contamination with listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause severe infections. The affected products are the Planters’ Honey Roasted Peanuts and Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts.

The recall comes as a precautionary measure to prevent potential health risks. The products were slated for distribution to Publix warehouses across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Additionally, they were destined for Dollar Tree warehouses in South Carolina and Georgia.

Listeria monocytogenes can lead to serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, frail or elderly people, and individuals with weakened immune systems. Hormel Foods Sales LLC urges consumers who have purchased the recalled products to avoid consumption and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions or concerns can contact Hormel Foods Sales LLC at 1-800-523-4635. The company is committed to ensuring the safety and quality of its products and apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause to consumers.

The recalled products are:

4-ounce packages of Planters Honey Roasted Peanuts

8.75-ounce cans of Planters Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts.

The UPC codes include:

Honey Roasted Peanuts is 2900002097 with a best-by date of April 11, 2025

Deluxe Lightly Salted Mixed Nuts, the UPC code in question is 2900001621 and the best-by date is April 5, 2026.