WILMINGTON, OH –(ENEWSPF)–June 3, 2016. 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, Listeria infection 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 [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 contact [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).
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