Boulder company issues recall for butter products

Justin's Malple Almond Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut Butter. Courtesy: Justin's

Justin’s Malple Almond Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut Butter. Courtesy: Justin’s

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BOULDER, Colo. — Justin’s of Boulder has initiated a voluntary recall Monday of some of its maple almond butter and chocolate hazelnut butter.

The concern is metallic fragments in 16-ounce jars although the company says in a press release no metal has been found in any individual jars.

The recall is precautionary. Justin’s says there have been no complaints from consumers, illnesses or injuries reported.

These are the affected products:

Maple Almond Butter 16oz jar  (Unit UPC 894455000322, Case UPC 894455002135)
— Lot Code 188 (Best By Date 7/7/14)
— Lot Code 190 (Best By Date 7/9/14)
— Lot Code 191 (Best By Date 7/10/14)

Chocolate Hazelnut Butter 16oz jar r (Unit UPC 894455000490, Case UPC 894455000612)
— Lot Code 191 (Best By Date 7/10/14)
— Lot Code 192 (Best By Date 7/11/14)

The “Best By” date can be located on the label of the jar between the UPC bar code and the nutrition facts panel.

The products were distributed nationally to numerous retailers and were available for purchase on the internet from July 18 to August 14, 2013.

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