Contact: Lori Willis

Director of Communications

314-994-4602

Aug. 10, 2004

Schnucks Announces Recall of Pesto Sauces Containing Nuts

ST. LOUIS -- Schnuck Market, Inc. today announced a recall of 3-oz. containers of Schnucks Italian Classics Basil Pesto and Schnucks Italian Classics Sun Dried Tomato Pesto. The product label fails to indicate that walnuts and pine nuts were used in this recipe. Nuts can cause allergic reactions in some people.

Schnucks Italian Classics Basil Pesto, 3 oz., UPC 4131819163

Schnucks Italian Classics Sun Dried Tomato Pesto 3 oz., UPC 4131819164

Customers are urged to check their shelves for these 3-oz. containers of sauce and return them to the nearest Schnucks store for a full refund.

Consumers with questions should contact Schnucks Consumer Affairs Department at 314-994-4400 or 1-800-264-4400.

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