Kanan Enterprises Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Macadamia Nuts
Consumer Help Line
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 3, 2015 — Kanan Enterprises announces the voluntary recall of macadamia nuts due to potential contamination with salmonella. The supplier of the macadamia nuts has asked us to issue this recall because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Peterson’s Macadamias in 16 ounce stand up pouches, were distributed only through the Peterson Nut Store in Cleveland, Ohio and King Nut Factory outlet in Solon, Ohio. The product was sold between 11/26/14 and 3/27/15. A list of affected products and code dates is listed below:
Product Size SKU Code date
Peterson’s Macadamias 16 oz 0 7487010365 9 4330 1
Peterson’s Macadamias 16 oz 0 7487010365 9 4364 2
Peterson’s Macadamias 16 oz 0 7487010365 9 5013 1
Consumers with this recalled product should not consume this product. They should destroy it or return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call 1-800-860-5464, 8:15 am – 5:00pm EST, Monday – Friday.
For: Immediate Release
Contact: Matthew Kanan, 440.248.8484 ext. 233
Date: June 4, 2014
Re: King Nut Companies Certified SQF Level 2.
(Solon, Ohio) Kanan Enterprises, parent company of King Nut and Peterson Nut Companies, was certified a SQF level 2 by NSF International. SQF stands for Safe Quality Food and it certifies the quality management system of King Nut. This audit is based on accredited HACCP Food Safety Plans. SQF Level 2 is one of the highest ratings a food/baking company can achieve with regard to quality under this prestigious audit.
King Nut Vice President of Quality Assurance and Product Development Deb Smith was on hand to review the results and accept the certification. King Nut CEO Martin Kanan said “I give credit to each and every one of our employees for their dedicated efforts in achieving this very lofty certification.”
NSF, which stands for National Sanitation Foundation, was founded in 1944 and has become the gold standard for the food industry.
King Nut founded in 1937 and Peterson Nut in 1927, both in Cleveland, operates together as the King Nut Companies. Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, King Nut Companies is a leading national supplier of snack nuts, fruit mixes, snack mixes, soy mixes, pretzels and candy to the airline, retail, vending, food service, gift and private label industries.