January 30, 2020

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers of an undeclared allergen in Twin Cities Almonds Brand Smoked Citrus Almonds. The almonds contain soy, an ingredient not declared on the label. Affected product was sold in 2-ounce (oz.) and 4-ounce (oz.) packages from Lunds & Byerlys and HyVee retail grocery locations throughout Minnesota. Market Distributing voluntarily recalled the product after the MDA identified the mislabeling during a routine inspection.

There have been no reports of illness associated with this product. The product has been removed from store shelves and is no longer available for sale at retail.

Consumers with allergen concerns who purchased Twin Cities Brand Smoked Citrus Almonds from Lund’s & Byerly’s or HyVee Food Stores retail grocery locations are advised to dispose of the product or contact the processor or distributor for a refund.


Consumer Contacts


Chris Terhark, owner, Happily Nuts, LLC, DBA Twin Cities Almonds
651-331-6128 / info@Twincitiesalmonds.com


Mike Reineck, Market Distributing
952-905-2009 / mike.reineck@marketdistributing.com

Media Contact:

Margaret Hart, MDA Communications
651-201-6131 / Margaret.Hart@state.mn.us