The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers that Woodstock, a Providence-based company, has issued a voluntary recall of certain Woodstock Brand Tamari Almonds because of undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The front of the retail package being recalled is labeled "Woodstock All Natural Tamari Almonds, 7.5 oz." However, only one "Best By" date is affected by the recall. The recalled packages say "Best By: 10/24/13, Lot 12298". This information appears on the back of the retail pouch
The almonds were distributed to retailers in 26 states, including Rhode Island and neighboring New England states. Although most of the product was pulled before distribution, the company stated that some of the products were sold to consumers in Rhode Island.
No illnesses have been reported to date in association with this product. Consumers can return the almonds to where they were purchased and receive a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact the company at 888-534-0246 x25154, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
The Food and Drug Administration recall notice can be found at the following link on FDA's website: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm334689.htm
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