Undeclared cashews were the reason for Friday's product recall.
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Birdseed Food Co. issues allergy alert on cashews in granola product

Birdseed Food Co. is recalling is recalling one of its products because it contains undeclared cashews, according to a release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Birdseed, located in Bend, Oregon, is recalling its Craft Granola Goldenola Tumeric & Ginger product, which was sold between Oct. 3, 2018, and Feb. 7, 2019, the FDA said.

People who are allergic to cashews are at risk to “serious or life-threatening” reactions by consuming the product, the FDA said.

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The product was distributed in California, Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania at retail stores and online.

The products are packaged in yellow bags, with net weights of 3 ounces and 11 ounces, the agency said. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the product as of Thursday, the FDA said.

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According to the agency, Birdseed Food became aware of the mislabeling of the product via a customer’s email. The cashew ingredient will now be removed from the product recipe, the FDA said.

For more information, consumers should call Ashley Chase at 541-788-6352.

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