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This Costco Product Is Being Pulled in 4 States After "Life-Threatening" Recall

Here are the exact details of the recalled product in Costco stores.

On Wednesday, a manufacturer issued a recall of their grocery item that had been stocked in Costco stores across four states. The maker is advising the public that some customers may have "a life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product."

The Food and Drug Administration published a same-day product recall of organic chocolate blueberries that were sold in some Costco stores. The brand says: "This recall is due to possible undeclared allergen, almonds (tree nuts) present in Torn Ranch Organic Dark Chocolate Blueberries … People with tree nut allergies may have a life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product."

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The particular Torn Ranch Organic Dark Chocolate Blueberries that are being recalled were sold in 18-ounce resealable bags sold in Costco stores in the following states: Arkansas, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Courtesy of Torn Ranch

Torn Ranch states that the recalled Organic Dark Chocolate Bluberries bear the following information:

UPC code 036412020169

Lot code 1271

Marked Best by 05/07/2022. 

Torn Ranch says they have not received any report of illness to date, but they advise: "Consumers who have any remaining product should not consume it, but rather return it to place of purchase for a refund." They also urge consumers to contact Torn Ranch LLC's customer care line for any further information.

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Krissy Gasbarre
Krissy is a senior news editor at Eat This, Not That!, managing morning and weekend news related to nutrition, wellness, restaurants and groceries (with a focus on beverages), and more. Read more about Krissy