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, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
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
For Immediate Release
June 2, 2016
Windy Acres Candy & Nut Company
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WILMINGTON, OH – 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, Listeriainfection can cause miscarriages and still births among pregnant women.
The products were distributed from Windy Acres between the dates of February 23, 2016 and May 24, 2016. Shipments were to the following states: IN, KY and OH. No illnesses have been reported to date but in an abundance of caution Windy Acres is recalling all affected products.
No other products provided are affected.
The following items are being recalled:
Product Size UPC Item Number Lot Number Exp Date
Jungle Jim’s Roast No Salt Sunflower Seeds 16 oz 0 82987 05874 8 05874 N/A 05/2017
Windy Acres Fruity Trail Mix 7 oz 0 82987 02016 5 02016 022916-137 11/2016
Windy Acres No Salt Sunflower Seeds 8 oz 0 82987 30172 1 30172 051016-342 03/2017
Consumers are urged not to consume these 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 protected] or call 937-382-8057 Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00 pm EST.
Retailers and wholesale customers should check their inventories and shelves to confirm that none of the products are present or available for purchase by consumers or in warehouse inventories. Please [email protected] to arrange for disposal or return of the product.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
*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/ucm504811.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery