The FDA announced on its website that Homestead Creamery Inc of Wirtz, VA, recalled unsalted butter because of the potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled butter was distributed to our distribution partners, through our home delivery service, and our retail store. The unsalted butter affected comes in ½ pound marked with an expiration date of 04/30 stickered on the plastic packaging. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this issue. The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by Homestead Creamery and revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in our unsalted butter. The production of the product has been suspended. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services continues to investigate the source of the issue. @ https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/homestead-creamery-recall-unsalted-butter-because-possible-health-risk
Homestead Creamery Recall “Unsalted” Butter Because of Listeria monocytogenes
Homestead Creamery Inc of Wirtz, VA, is recalling our unsalted butter because of the 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.