Cape Cod Cranberry Trail Mix Recalled – Possible Listeria Contamination
HMSHost has recalled multiple brands of trail mix due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause infections.
About Listeria Monocytogenes
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and potentially fatal infections in young children, the frail, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.
Healthy individuals may suffer from the following short-term symptoms: high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. However, Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths.
Recall of Cop Cod Cranberry Trail Mix
HMSHost has recalled its Cap Cod Cranberry Trail Mix, sold in 7 oz. portions under the following brand names:
- Fresh Attractions
- Farmers Market
- Grounded In
- La Tapenade
- The Local
- Urban Market
The affected trail mix has a UPC code of 2050000142000 and a use by date from 4/5/16 to 9/17/16. It was sold in the following markets:
- New Jersey
- New York
- West Virginia
Source of the Contamination
One of HMSHost’s snack manufacturers, Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, recently notified HMSHost that the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was found in walnuts used in one of its trail mixes.
As a safety precaution, HMSHost has recalled its Cap Cod Cranberry Trail Mix and has removed the product from stores.