Sunday, February 15, 2009


A few years ago I lived in Virginia and had both Food Lion and Bloom discount cards. Registration must have requested my email address. By using my real email address the retailer was able to communicate an important recall notification. You can see the entire email below.

To view this email as a web page, go here.

Dear Valued Customer,

As an MVP card holder and as one of our customers who has indicated a desire for e-mail messages from us, we are sending you this alert regarding additional peanut products recalled today by National Raisin, one of our suppliers. The recall is due to an inspection by the Texas Department of Health at the Peanut Corporation of America's plant in Plainview, Texas.

The following Food Lion and Bloom products are being recalled:

PRODUCT                                                   UPC/GTIN#                            Size

Food Lion Raisin and Nut Trail Mix                   3582606484                            6 oz. 
Food Lion Fruit and Nut Trail Mix                     3582606485                            6 oz.
Food Lion Winter Blend Trail Mix                      3582606486                            6 oz.
Food Lion Nut Seed Bry Trail Mix                     3582606487                            6 oz.
Bloom Raisin and Nut Trail Mix                        72543992166                          6 oz.
Bloom Fruit and Nut Trail Mix                         72543992167                          6 oz.
Bloom Winter Blend Trail Mix                          72543992168                          6 oz.
Bloom Nut Seed Bry Trail Mix                         72543992169                          6 oz.

We are asking consumers to return these items to the store for a full refund. 

At this time, a number of products containing peanut butter, peanut paste or peanuts have been recalled; however, peanut butter sold in jars at our stores is not affected.

We would like to assure you that Food Lion LLC, including all Food Lion, Bloom, Bottom Dollar Food, Reid's and Harveys stores, regards food safety and the safety of our customers as a top priority and is our utmost concern.  Information regarding ongoing recalls can be found at We are also updating our Web site,, with all the products we have pulled.

Thank you for being a valued customer.

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact us. You can call our Consumer Relations department toll-free at 1-800-210-9569, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. EST on Saturday. Or you can write us at: Food Lion Attn: Consumer Relations, 2110 Executive Dr. Salisbury, NC 28145 USA


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