December 4, 2016

Atlantic Spice Recalls Sunflower Seeds, Snack Mixes for Listeria

Atlantic Spice Company Inc. of North Truro, MA has issued a recall for 16 ounce packages of Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix snacks because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was issued after the sunflower seed supplier, SunOpta, issued a recall. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. However, consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. The recalled snacks were distributed at the Atlantic Spice retail store and nationally through mail orders. They were packaged in 16 ounce, clear plastic package marked with the numbers 15 and 11 at the top right and the following product code and lost numbers: Product #746 Sunflower Seeds Roasted … [Read more...]

Creative Snacks Recalls More Sunflower Seed Products for Listeria

Creative Snacks of North Carolina is expanding their recall of specific lots of bulk and packaged sunflower seed products for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. SunOpta, the supplier that recalled the original product, has issued a further expanded recall. Now, all sunflower seeds processed in SunOpta's Crookston, Minnesota facility between May 31, 2015 and January 31, 2016 are recalled. No illnesses have been reported in connection to these specific products. You can see the long list of recalled products at the FDA web site, along with the lot numbers, UPC numbers, and best before dates. The recalled brand names are Creative Snacks, The Fresh Market, Publishers Clearing House, and Plentiful Planet. The products include roasted and salted sunflower seeds, Brain Food, … [Read more...]

Stuckey’s Sunflower Kernels Recalled for Possible Listeria

Taylors Candy is recalling Stuckey's bags of sunflower kernels because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These products were distributed to retail stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. The Stuckey's Sunflower Kernels come in a 5.5 ounce, peg bag package with code date 1 1036 stamped on the front of the bag. No illnesses have been reported in connection to the consumption of this product, but listeriosis, the illness caused by this bacteria, can take up to 70 days to appear. This is part of an expanded recall for kernels processed by SunOpta. If you have purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a sealed container … [Read more...]

Listeria Recall for Sunflower Seeds, Snack Mixes Sold at Sporting Goods Stores

Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL has issued a recall for sunflower seeds and snack mixes sold under a variety of bran names at sporting goods stores and other retailers. The recall was triggered by the company's sunflower seed provider, SunOpta. Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix, and Cajun Hot Mix were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Family Choice, Jay's Sporting Goods and other stores. Consumers should check product recall information carefully. Anyone who has purchased these products should not eat them at Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Among pregnant women, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. … [Read more...]

SunOpta Issues 3rd Recall for Listeria Sunflower Seeds Sold at Market District

SunOpta is issuing its third expansion of recalls of sunflower seeds that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. There are no confirmed illnesses associated with these particular recalls, but there are at least two illnesses linked to First Source sunflower seeds and products containing them. First Source got its sunflower seed products from SunOpta. The recall is for four Market District stores in the midwest. The first was for sunflower seeds sold in bulk food sections of the central Ohio Market District stores in Kingdale, Dublin, and Grandview Yard with PLU 65167. The seeds were sold loose in the bulk bin through June 1, 2016 and in pre-packaged containers with sell-by dates through December 1, 2016. The second recall is for sunflower seeds sold in the bulk … [Read more...]

Two Listeria Illnesses may be linked to Recalled Sunflower Seed Products

At least two illnesses have been linked to recalled sunflower seed products, according a recall by First Source of Tonawanda, NY. The First Source recall expansion was triggered by a Listeria recall from its sunflower seed supplier, SunOpta which has not posted information about illnesses on its website. The recalled sunflower seeds and snack mix products were sold under a variety of brand names including Alpine Valley, Earth Fare, Flave, Gonzo, Foodhols, SSP, Stewarts, Tops and Wegmans. They were sold between June 4, 2015 and May 31, 2016 at retail stores in the following states:  IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, WV & SC. Consumers who have purchased this type of product from these stores should check product recall information carefully by clicking the preceding link. … [Read more...]

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