FIRST SOURCE Recalls Various Products – Listeria Concerns
About the Product Recall
According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY has recalled various products because of their potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Potential contamination was noted by the supplier of sunflower kernels, SunOpta.
Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious or fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems such as infants and the elderly. Listeria monocytogenes can also cause high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea among those who are healthy and can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are asked to destroy the product, and those who have recently distributed the products are asked to immediately contact those accounts, inform them of the situation, and have them return the affected stock.
Description of the Recalled Products
- The recalled items were sold between 3/11/2016 and 5/21/2016 in the following states: IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, NJ, NY, PA VA, WV and SC
- Affected products include:
- 15 LBS Alpine Valley Fitness Mix with lot code BD 161021
- 15 LBS Alpine Valley Yogurt Fruit/Nut Mix with lot code BD 161261
- Alpine Tub “Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels” 10.25oz with Best By 03-24-17
- Alpine Tub “Roasted & Unsalted Sunflower Kernels” 10.25oz with Best By 3-23-17, 3-30-17, 5-3-17
- Wegmans square tub “Fitness Mix” 20oz with Best By 12-24-16
- Wegmans square tub “Sunshine Cranberry Delight” 20oz with Best By 12/15/16, 1-7-17, 2-9-17
- 15 LBS Alpine Valley Sunshine Cranberry Delight with Lot Code BD 161021 and BD 161261
- Flave Fitness Mix 8oz with Best By 4-20-17 and 05-02-17
- Flave Tropical Trail Mix 8oz with Best By 4-20-17
- Flave Oriental Mix 6oz with Best By 3-10-17 and 4-21-17
- Flave Sunflower Seeds 7.5oz with Best By 4-20-17
- Gonzo 2 Go “Sunshine Cranberry Delight” 4.5oz with Best By 2-10-17
- Gonzo 2 Go “Fitness Mix” 5oz with Best By 1-7-17
- Stewarts Sunshine Cranberry Delite 5oz with Best By 1-18-17
- Tops square tub “Roasted & Unsalted Sunflower Kernels” 10.25 with Best By 3-30-17, 5-3-17
- Tops square tub “Roasted & Salted Sunflower Kernels” 10.25 with Best By 1-28-17