Wakefern Food Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Wholesome Pantry Organic Nut Butters Because of Listeria monocytogenes

Wakefern Food Corp. recalled a variety of Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses related to the recall have been reported. Five varieties of nut butters, packed in 16-ounce plastic jars, with best by dates of June 2020 and earlier, have been recalled. These products were sold in ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer and Dearborn Market stores located in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island and Virginia. Wakefern was made aware of the issue when their supplier, Oskri Organics Corporation of Lake Mills, WI, notified them that several nut butters produced in their facility had tested positive for Listeria. Though no Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters tested positive for the bacteria, a voluntary recall was initiated out of an abundance of caution.@ https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm635086.htm" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm635086.htm
Wakefern Food Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Wholesome Pantry Organic Nut Butters Because of Possible Health Risk

Wakefern Food Corp. has initiated a voluntary recall of a variety of Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters because they may 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. No illnesses related to the recall have been reported.

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