Listeria Scare Strikes Again: Popular Nut Butters Recalled in 9 States

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April 03, 2019Apr 03, 2019

In recent days, Listeria-related recalls have been sweeping the nation. In 2019 alone, peaches, avocados, and several other produce items have been impacted by recalls with Listeria concerns.

At the end of March, another Listeria scare was released. According to the FDA, popular nut butter products from Wholesome Pantry Organic reportedly tested positive for traces of the deadly bacteria.

The jars of nut butter were sold to various retail locations in nine different states along the East Coast. New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island and Virginia are the states at risk.

As of April 3rd, no illnesses or deaths have been reported as a result of this recall. The company is urging all consumers to throw out the product immediately or return to the place of purchase for a refund.

The five products that have been recalled are: Wholesome Pantry Organic Creamy Salted Almond Butter with a UPC of 04119006004, Wholesome Pantry Organic Creamy Unsalted Almond Butter with a UPC of 04119006005, Wholesome Pantry Organic Unsalted Sunflower Butter with a UPC of 04119005827, Wholesome Pantry Organic Tahini Butter with a UPC of 04119005828, and Wholesome Pantry Organic Cashew Butter with a UPC of 04119006006.

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