Brown & Haley Expands Voluntary Recall of Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” Flavor Because of Possible Health Risk

Brown & Haley Expands Voluntary Recall of Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” Flavor Because of Possible Health Risk

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Brown & Haley Expands Voluntary Recall of Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” Flavor Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release
June 3, 2016
[email protected]
1-800-426-8400 ext. 3085
John Melin

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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 stillbirths among pregnant women.
This follows the announcement on May 31, 2016, by the company’s supplier SunOpta of its expanded recall of sunflower seeds which have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
No illnesses have been reported to date. No other types, varieties or flavors of Brown & Haley or Mountain products are impacted by this recall. Brown & Haley is committed to the health and wellness of each and every consumer, and is taking this action in an abundance of caution.
Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” flavorwas distributed to select retail stores nationwide. Lots being recalled were distributed between March 4, 2016 and April 25, 2016, and are listed below.
Product Name Size UPC Code Lot Code Best By Date
Mountain Thins
“Trail Mix” flavor 5.3 oz.
stand-up film pouch (resealable) 0 41770 33370 7 O03O610 03MAR17 (3/3/2017)
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Retailers and wholesalers should remove the recalled products from their shelves and contact their sales representative or broker for return authorization.
Consumers should not consume the recalled products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store where they purchased them for a refund or simply discard them. Consumers seeking information may email [email protected] or call 1-800-426-8400 ext. 3085, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Pacific Time.
Initial Press Release
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
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