Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC of Auburn, CA is announcing a recall of 567 cases of Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade, manufactured by Purveyors Kitchen, because it contains an undeclared tree nut (walnut). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (walnuts) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
This product was made by Foodie Tout, Inc DBA Purveyors Kitchen. Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC operates a facility previously owned by Foodie Tout, Inc., which filed for bankruptcy on February 14th, 2018 and is no longer in operation.
Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade was distributed at Purveyors Pantry in Nevada City, CA and Cost Plus – World Market in Stockton, California and Windsor, Virginia between the dates of July 2017 through November 2017 and has reached consumers through retail stores.
The product is Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade in 7.75oz glass jars with a black metal lid. The product is a light brown / orange color with pieces of basil and walnuts in it. The lot codes being recalled are PKPP17179A, PKPP17179B and PKPP17179C, with the expiration dates of June 2019 and PKPP17230B with the expiration date of August 2019.
There has been one reported allergic reaction to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade containing tree nuts (walnuts) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of the tree nut (walnut). At present, the source of this problem is unknown as Purveyors Kitchen is no longer in operation. The owners of Purveyors Kitchen are not participants in Nor Cal Food Solutions, LLC.
Consumers who have purchased Purveyors Kitchen – Pumpkin Pesto Tapenade are urged to return the product to the place of purchase or dispose of it properly. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (530) 823-8527 Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm or email at [email protected].