You may remember that in May, we ran a story about a restaurant in California selling mixed nuts to raise money for a local non-profit.
A few days later, the restaurant announced it had ended its relationship with the nonprofit.
The owner, Kevin O’Malley, said the nut butter was “a good idea,” but said it was “unhealthy” for the restaurant.
The nonprofit that runs the restaurant, Grassroots of California, said in a statement that the nut was “not a healthy option,” and that it was not involved in any way in its development.
Grassroots said it “had no knowledge of this particular project” and had not been involved with any of the production of the nut.
Now, it’s saying it regrets selling the nut in the first place, and the restaurant is taking the fight to the state of California.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of mixed nuts under the brand name Grassroots Nut Farms, but they are not currently being sold in the U.S. and will only be available in the state when it is ready.
The nut farm’s website says that it is “working closely with the Food and Beverage Commission” and “will continue to work with them as we seek FDA approval.”
The website says Grassroots plans to “expand its sales to the U