Trader Joe’s Recalls 6 Products Due To Possible Contamination

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Been grocery shopping lately? Here’s what you need to know about the recent Trader Joe’s recall.

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Trader Joe’s has had 6 recalls over the course of a month. 😬 

Attention Trader Joe’s shoppers! If you’ve done a grocery run in the last month or so, you may need to check your fridges and pantries for the latest Trader Joe’s recall products.

In just the last four weeks, the popular grocery chain has issued 6 different product recalls. Here’s what you need to know!

What products are impacted in the latest Trader Joe’s recall?

A package of trader joe's multigrain crackers
Credit: Trader Joe’s

Multigrain Crackers

Check the box before serving those crackers. Trader Joe’s Multigrain Crackers With Sunflower and Flax Seeds have been recalled because they may contain metal. Luckily, no injuries have been reported yet and all potentially contaminated boxes have been pulled from the shelves.

The affected boxes have a “Best If Used By” date between 3/01/2024 and 3/05/2024. The SKU# is 76156.

If you’ve bought these crackers recently, discard them or take them to Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

A tub of Unexpected Broccoli Cheddar Soup from Trader Joe's
Credit: Trader Joe’s

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

There may be something unexpected in your Trader Joe’s Unexpected Broccoli Cheddar Soup. It turns out some tubs of this soup may contain insects. So far no illnesses have been reported, but if you’d rather not eat bugs, you should discard your tub or return it for a full refund.

The contaminated containers have an SKU of #68470 and a “Use By” date between 7/18/2023 and 9/15/2023.

Trader Joe's Fully Cooked Frozen Falafel Balls

Fully Cooked Frozen Falafel Balls

Ouch! Check your freezer for Trader Joe’s frozen falafel balls. This product may contain rocks!

These Trader Joe’s Fully Cooked Falafel Heat & Eat bags were sold in several states including Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Washington D.C.

The SKU to look for is #93935. Discard your bag or take it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

The Trader Joe's Cookie Recall of Almond Windmill Cookies and Dark Chocolate Chunk Almond Cookies
Credit: Trader Joe’s

Two different kinds of Cookies

It seems these scrumptious snacks may contain more than just almonds and chocolate chips! Both of these products were recalled as they may have been contaminated by rocks.

Pulled from the shelves and destroyed were Trader Joe’s Windmill Cookies with a SKU# of 98744 and a sell-by date of October 19 – October 21, 2023. Also pulled were Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Chunk Almond Cookies with a SKU# of 82752 and a sell-by date of October 17 – October 21, 2023.

To be safe, if you have these in your cabinet, protect your teeth and tummy, and do not eat them. Discard them or return them for a full refund.

Thank you so much to HIp2Save reader Debra for tipping us off about this important recall! We really appreciate the heads-up!  🙌 ❤️

A package of black bean tamales from the Texas Tamale Company and Trader Joe's
Credit: Trader Joe’s

Black Bean Tamales

Are you lactose intolerant or dairy-free? You’ll want to rethink biting into these delicious Texas Tamale Company Gourmet Black Bean Tamales. The supplier recently alerted Trader Joe’s that they may contain “undeclared milk.”

The packaging states the UPC# is 717725000580 and the Lot Code is 17023. These tamales were sold in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas stores only. All potentially contaminated products have been pulled from store shelves.

Please discard these packages or take them to Trader Joe’s for a full refund.

Trader Joe's Storefront

Have questions on the recalled products?

All of these products are eligible for a full refund. Trader Joe’s has not specified if you need a receipt to get your money back. If you have any questions, you may want to contact Trader Joe’s Customer Relations before heading to the store.

Reach their department at (626) 599-3817. They are available Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm PT. You can also contact them via email using the form on the Trader Joe’s website.

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About the writer:

Kara is a writer and photographer from the Midwest. Her creative work has appeared in various publications over the past decade. With a background in finance, she loves to be money-savvy.

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