from the press release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2012 – Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one code date of Planters Cocktail Peanuts sold in 12 oz canisters (code date 09-Jan-14, UPC 2900007212) because there is a possibility that the product was exposed to water not intended for use in food during the production process.
The following product/code date is being recalled:
Name of Product Size Code Date UPC
Planters Cocktail Peanuts 12 oz canister 09-Jan-14 2900007212
Consumers can find the code date on the bottom of the canister. No other code dates or any other Planters products are being recalled.
There have been no illnesses reported or complaints related to this product. Kraft Foods is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution.
Approximately 3,000 cases of the recalled product were shipped to retail customers across the United States and Puerto Rico. The affected products were not distributed in Canada.
Consumers who purchased the affected code date of this product should not eat them. They should return them to the store of purchase for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-396-2133. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT, Monday to Friday.
The affected products were manufactured by Kraft Foods in Suffolk, Va.
One has to wonder what exactly the water was used for?