Eillien's Candies Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Various Sizes and Brands of Snack Products Containing Roasted-Salted Sunflower Kernels and Roasted-Unsalted Sunflower Kernels Due to Possible Health Risk
Eillien's Candies Inc. , GREEN BAY, WI, is voluntarily recalling various snack products containing Roasted-Salted Sunflower Kernels and Roasted-Unsalted Sunflower Kernels because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant wom...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 21, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Let's Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service, Voluntarily Recalls Certain Ready-To-Eat Sandwiches Because Of Possible Health Risk
Let’s Do Lunch, Inc., dba Integrated Food Service (IFS), is voluntarily recalling certain ready-to-eat sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 20, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

National Frozen Foods Corporation Recalls Frozen Green Peas and Frozen Mixed Vegetables Because of Possible Health Risk
National Frozen Foods Corporation of Seattle, WA, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Updated: National Frozen Foods Corporation Recalls Frozen Green Peas and Frozen Mixed Vegetables Because of Possible Health Risk
National Frozen Foods Corporation of Seattle, WA, is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Green Cuisine Recalls Pesto Pasta Salad with Arugula Sold in Select Whole Foods Market Stores Due to Potential Health Risk
Green Cuisine is initiating a voluntary recall of "Pesto Pasta Salad with Arugula" because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Earnest Eats Recalls Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Chewy Granola Bars Because of Possible Health Risk
Earnest Eats of Solana Beach, CA, is voluntarily recalling Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Bars 6.2 oz. cartons only with the specific lot codes indicated below because they contain sunflower seeds that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirt...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 18, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kashi Company Expands Date Codes of Two Products Related to Previously Announced Recall of Snack Bars and Bear Naked Granola
Kashi Company of Solana Beach, Calif., is amending the date codes for Kashi GOLEAN Honey Pecan Baklava Bars and Bear Naked Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon + Sunflower Butter related to its previously announced recall of snack bars and granola that contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Zupan's Markets Initiates Voluntary Recall of Macaroni Salad With Cheddar Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
Zupan's Markets is initiating a voluntary recall of its Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Essential Foods Recalls Four Flavors of Globespun Gourmet Wraps Because of Possible Health Risk
Essential Foods Inc. of Seattle, Washington is voluntarily recalling four flavors of Globespun Gourmet 8oz wraps because an ingredient (peas) has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kroger Supplier Expands Sunflower Products Recall
The Kroger Co. of Cinncinati, OH, today announced it has expanded a recall of several products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes following supplier SunOpta's expansion of its voluntary recall this week. Earlier this month, SunOpta indicated its sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 17, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

HelloFresh Recalls Frozen Peas Because of Possible Health Risk
HelloFresh of New York, N.Y. is recalling frozen peas due to notification from a supplier that the peas have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The peas were included in HelloFresh recipe kits delivered the week of June 11-15, 2016 and the weeks of March 12-25, 2016. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 16, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Whole Foods Nailed For Unsanitary Conditions In Food Prep Plant
East coasters who rely on Whole Foods' ready-to-eat meals to live are going to want to rethink their strategy for a while. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently nailed Whole Foods for filthy, injurious conditions at a plant in Massachusetts that prepares ready-to-eat foods for the high-end supermarket chain. The meals are distributed throughout 74 stores in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Northern New Jersey. The sickening details in the FDA’s letter, dated June 8, explain that plant workers were preparing foods in areas where condensation dripped from ceilings, d...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honey Bunchie, LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Gourmet Honey Bars That Contain SunOpta Sunflower Kernels due to Possible Health Risk
Longmont, CO.-- Honey Bunchie, LLC is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of Honey Bunchies Gourmet Honey Bars that contain SunOpta sunflower kernels that have the potential of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Creative Snacks Co. Issues Further Expanded Recall on Sunflower Seeds and Trail Mixes Including Sunflower Seeds Due to Possible Health Risk
Creative Snacks Co. of Greensboro, North Carolina is expanding their recall of specific lot codes of bulk and packaged sunflower seed products due to the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. We have been notified by SunOpta, our sunflower seed supplier, that the company has issued a further expanded voluntary recall for sunflower seeds that were processed in their Crookston, Minnesota facility between May 31, 2015 and January 31, 2016. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 13, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

NoGii Voluntarily Recalls Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars Because of Possible Health Risk Related to Sunflower Seeds
NoGii is voluntarily recalling its Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Bounce USA Recalls Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch Energy Balls Because of Possible Health Risk
Bounce USA of Bend, Oregon is voluntary recalling the Bounce Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch Energy Balls (newly named Apple Cinnamon Protein Energy Balls) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Post Consumer Brands Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Great Grains Protein Blend – Honey, Oats & Seeds Cereal Due to Possible Listeria Contamination
Post Consumer Brands is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Great Grains Protein Blend – Honey, Oats & Seeds cereal because it contains sunflower seeds that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The sunflower seeds were obtained from a supplier, SunOpta, which recalled its ingredient. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 10, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hershey Issues Voluntary Recall of SoFit Products Due to Expanded Supplier Recall of Sunflower Seeds
The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has issued a voluntary recall of three products sold under the SoFit brand after a supplier who provides sunflower seeds for the products expanded its recall on June 1. The supplier SunOpta issued a recall after discovering that it produced sunflower seeds that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Rucker's Wholesale and Service Co. Recalls Sunflower Kernel, Sweet & Salty Mix, Cajun Hot Mix Because Of Possible Health Risk
Rucker's Wholesale and Service Co of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix, and Cajun Hot Mix because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 9, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Taylors Candy Inc. Recalls "Stuckey’s Sunflower Kernels" Because of Possible Health Risk
Taylors Candy, Inc. of Alsip, IL under advice from its supplier is recalling Stuckey’s bags of Sunflower Kernels because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Spate of recalls doesn't mean food is more risky: expert
Canadians have seen a spate of food recalls lately, thanks to possible Listeria and E. coli contamination. If it seems to you like these recalls are a dime a dozen these days, you're not imagining things, according to one food safety expert. But that may not be bad news. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Rucker's Makin' Batch Candies Issues Food Recall of Cajun Mix - Because of Possible Health Risk, due to Potential Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes
Rucker's Makin' Batch Candies, Inc. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of Dollywood Cajun Mix cello bag, due to the potential presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SunOpta Announces Second Expansion of Voluntarily Recall on Market District Pre-Packaged and Bulk Sunflower Seeds Sold at Select Giant Eagle and Market District Stores
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of four Pittsburgh area Market District stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. Importantly, the most recent expanded recall now also includes one case of sunflower seeds sold from the Meadville Giant Eagle. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Giant Eagle Expands Recall of Sunflower Seeds Sold At Select Giant Eagle and Market District Stores in Pittsburgh
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of four Pittsburgh area Market District stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. Importantly, the most recent expanded recall now also includes one case of sunflower seeds sold from the Meadville Giant Eagle. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SunOpta Announces Second Expansion of Voluntarily Recall on Market District Pre-Packaged Bulk Sunflower Seeds Sold at Select Giant Eagle and Market District Stores
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of three northeast Ohio Giant Eagle, Inc. stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Giant Eagle Expands Recall of Sunflower Seeds Sold At Select Giant Eagle and Market District Stores in Cleveland
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of three northeast Ohio Giant Eagle, Inc. stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SunOpta Announces Second Expansion of Voluntarily Recall on Market District Pre-Packaged and Bulk Sunflower Seeds Sold at the Carmel Market District
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of the Carmel Market District due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

SunOpta Announces Second Expansion of Voluntarily Recall on Market District Pre-Packaged and Bulk Sunflower Seeds Sold at Market District Stores
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of three central Ohio Market District stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Giant Eagle Expands Recall of Sunflower Seeds Sold At The Carmel Market District
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of the Carmel Market District due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Giant Eagle Expands Recall of Sunflower Seeds Sold At Market District Stores
Giant Eagle supplier SunOpta has notified the retailer of a second expansion of the previously reported product recall on its sunflower seeds sold in the bulk section of three central Ohio Market District stores due to possible Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 8, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain Products After Sunflower Seed Supplier Expands Recall Due to Listeria Concerns
Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. ("company") is issuing a voluntary recall of limited lot codes of certain bar products. These products contain or may have come in contact with equipment that processed product containing sunflower seeds distributed by supplier SunOpta, Inc. that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 6, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nature Valley, Clif And Kashi Granola Bars Recalled Over Listeria Fears
It's the recall headache that just keeps getting worse.  General Mills is recalling select flavors of Nature Valley granola bars over concerns that sunflower seeds in the bars may be contaminated with listeria.  Other brands including Clif Bar and Kashi issued similar recalls last week for the same reason. No illnesses have been reported to date, according to the Food and Drug Administration.  The granola bar recalls are the result of an ever-widening sunflower seed recall that was first announced in early May and swiftly grew to over 100 products. As the recall expanded over the la...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 6, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Neilson chocolate milk recall expanded over listeria concerns
Parent company Saputo said some recent cases of listeria may be connected to its Neilson brand chocolate milk, which should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased for a refund. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Maranatha Brand Voluntarily Recalls Certain Lots of Sunflower Seed Butter Because of Possible Health Risk
Lake Success, NY: MaraNatha, under advice from its co-manufacturer of sunflower seed butter, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of retail lots of MaraNatha All Natural Sunflower Seed Butter because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 5, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

First Source Expanded Recall Of "Various Products Containing Sunflower Kernels Received From Our Supplier Sunopta" Because Of Possible Health Risk
FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY, is recalling the following items because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 4, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Publix Recalls Nut, Seed and Raisin Mix Due To Possible Health Risk
Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Nut, Seed and Raisin mix because it may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Publix received notification of the potential contamination from the sunflower seed supplier, Flagstone Foods, who were effected by an expanded recall of SunOpta. The containers of prepackaged nut, seed and raisin mix were sold at Publix retail produce departments in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina with a UPC of 000-41415-08886, 002-25143-00000, 004-00002-10396, and include all date lots. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 4, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls One Salad Topping and Additional Trail Mix Products Due to Expanded Sunflower Seed Recall in the U.S.
Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling one of its salad toppings and additional trail mix products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products include Hy-Vee Garden Style Salad Topping, Hy-Vee Trail Mix Bars, Hy-Vee Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars, Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix, Hy-Vee Raisin and Nut Trail Mix, and Hy-Vee Santa Fe Trail Mix. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 4, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Brown & Haley Expands Voluntary Recall of Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” Flavor Because of Possible Health Risk
Brown & Haley of Tacoma, Washington is taking the precautionary measure of expanding its voluntary recall to include one additional lot of Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” flavor that may be impacted by sunflower seeds contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillb...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 4, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kashi Company Voluntarily Recalls Two Varieties of Snack Bars and Two Varieties of Bear Naked® Granola Due to Potential Health Risk After Sunflower Seed Supplier Increases Scope of Impacted Products
Kashi Company is expanding its previously announced voluntary recall to include two varieties of Kashi brand snack bars – including one product in Canada – and two varieties of Bear Naked granola because they contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. SunOpta expanded the scope of impacted products after Kashi announced its recall in the United States on May 31. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 4, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Clif Bars join list of products recalled over listeria concern
Some Clif Bar trail mix and energy bars are the latest products to be voluntarily recalled because they contain sunflower kernels that may have been contaminated with listeria, the company said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACH Food Companies, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Salad Toppings Due to Possible Health Risk Related to Sunflower Seeds
ACH Food Companies, Inc. of Memphis, TN is recalling DURKEE Salad Topping, Food Club® branded Salad Topping and Hy-Vee Garden Style Salad Topping because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women....
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 3, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Updated: Hickory Harvest Expands Recall of Certain Sunflower Kernel Products Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes
Hickory Harvest Foods, under advice from its sunflower kernel supplier, SunOpta, is expanding their recall of a limited number of products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 3, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nu Life Market Voluntarily Recalls Sun Life Sunflower Spread Because of Possible Health Risk
Nu Life Market of Scott City, Kansas is voluntarily recalling approximately 300 jars of its three flavors of Sun Life brand Sunflower Spread packaged in a 12 ounce jar because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 3, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Listeria concern prompts recall of certain Spitz, Quaker and CLIF Bar products
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued recall warnings for Quaker Harvest brand quinoa granola bars, Spitz brand sunflower kernels and Sierra Trail Mix CLIF energy bars due to possible Listeria contamination. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Clif Bar & Company Issues Voluntary Recall of Three Flavors: CLIF BAR Nuts & Seeds Energy Bars, CLIF BAR Sierra Trail Mix Energy Bars, and CLIF Mojo Mountain Mix Trail Mix Bars Due to Possible Health Risk
Clif Bar & Company is initiating a voluntary recall of CLIF BAR Nuts & Seeds energy bars, CLIF BAR Sierra Trail Mix energy bars, and CLIF Mojo Mountain Mix trail mix bars, sold nationally, after its ingredient supplier, SunOpta, was found to have distributed sunflower kernels that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L.mono). (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 3, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Urgent Food Recall of Jungle Jim's Roast No Salt Sunflower Seeds, Windy Acres Fruity Trail Mix & Windy Acres No Salt Sunflower Seeds Due to Potential Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes
Windy Acres Candy & Nut Company under the advice from its supplier, SunOpta, Crookston, MN, is voluntarily recalling Windy Acres No Salt Sunflower Seeds, Windy Acres Fruity Trail Mix & Jungle Jim's Roast No Salt Sunflower Seeds due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause misca...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 2, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

FURTHER EXPANDED Recall Period of Certain Sunflower Kernel Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes
Acting out of an abundance of caution, SunOpta has decided to further expand its voluntary recall of certain sunflower kernel products due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 2, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Meadow Gold Dairy in Boise Conducts Voluntary Recall of Whipping Cream and Half and Half Because of Possible Health Risk
The Meadow Gold Dairy plant in Boise is voluntarily recalling Meadow Gold brand Old Style Whipping Cream and Meadow Gold DairyPure brand Whipping Cream and Half and Half due to insufficient pasteurization. It is possible that pathogens present in raw milk, including Salmonella, Campylobacter, Listeria, and/or E. coli, may have survived and, if ingested, could cause serious or life threatening issues. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 2, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Kashi Company Voluntarily Recalls One Variety of Kashi® Granola Bars and One Variety of Bear Naked® Granola Due to Potential Health Risk Related to Sunflower Seeds
Kashi Company today announced a voluntary recall of Kashi® Trail Mix Chewy Granola Bars and Bear Naked® Soft Baked Granola, Cinnamon + Sunflower Butter in the continental United States because they contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by our supplier, SunOpta, that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 1, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Expanded Voluntary Recall on Certain Backroad Country Brand Sunflower Kernel Products
Troyer® Cheese Inc, under advice from its packaging facility concerning, CRANBERRY NUT DELIGHT MIX PREPACK, HONEY ISLAND CRUNCH MIX PREPACKAGED, PRETZELS PEANUT BUTTER PREPACKAGED, WALNUT HALVES/PIECES PREPACKAGED, SUNFLOWER SEEDS R&S PREPACKAGED AND SUNFLOWER SEEDS R&S BULK is recalling a limited number of products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as hig...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 1, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news