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 Issues Food Recall of Cajun Mix – Because of Possible Health Risk, due to Potential Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes

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Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies Issues Food Recall of Cajun Mix – Because of Possible Health Risk, due to Potential Presence of Listeria Monocytogenes

For Immediate Release
June 7, 2016
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Consumers
Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc.
[email protected]
618-945-7778 or 888-622-2639

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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. Although, healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The affected product is packaged in 9 oz. clear bag with Dollywood Theme Park label, UPC 4900005033302. This only affects packages with best by codes ranging from 01/23/16 thru 11/11/16. The product is distributed at Dollywood Theme Park in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Please note, no illnesses have been reported to date.
Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc. initiated the recall after being notified by our supplier that sunflower kernels used in the Cajun Mix were recalled for potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes.
DO NOT CONSUME this product. Customers whom wish to receive a refund for unused portions or have questions, may contact Rucker’s Makin’ Batch Candies, Inc. at 618-945-7778 or 888-622-2639 Mon-Fri. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm CST, or email – [email protected]
* 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.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm505692.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery