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Sunflower seed mixes recalled from sporting goods, farm stores

Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co. of Bridgeport, IL, is recalling Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix, and Cajun Hot Mix because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported, according to the company. Sunflower Kernels, Sweet & Salty Mix and Cajun Hot Mix were distributed nationwide to 17… Continue Reading

Possible illnesses reported in connection with sunflower seeds

As more snacks and granola products are being recalled every day because of possible Listeria contamination of sunflower kernels, one recalling company reports two illnesses are being investigated in relation to its products. First Source of Tonawanda, NY, which packages and distributes candy and specialty foods nationwide for national brands such as Ghirardelli, Godiva and… Continue Reading

Sunflower seed Listeria threat causes recalls of salad, trail mix

Diverse foods, ranging from Trader Joes’ broccoli and kale chicken salad to Brown & Haley Mountain Thins trail mix, were added today to the 100 or so snack products recalled Tuesday because of Listeria-contaminated sunflower seeds. Also added to the recalls today were bulk sunflower seeds sold at some of Giant Eagle’s Market District stores… Continue Reading