General Mills Inc. has initiated a nationwide recall of four flavors of Nature Valley brand protein and nut bars because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes of sunflower kernels provided by SunOpta Inc. recalled Nature Valley bars“The four flavors of Nature Valley bars that are part of the recall were distributed to retail establishments throughout the United States. …

Atlantic Spice Company Inc. of North Truro, MA, is recalling its 16-ounce packages of Sunflower Seeds Roasted Salted, Tropical Mix and Cranberry Health Mix snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Atlantic Spice sunflower seedsThe company stated that no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. The potential for…

darkchocolatealmond-boxEarnest Eats has recalled Earnest Eats Dark Chocolate Almond Bars in 6.2 oz. cartons only with the specific lot codes for containing sunflower seeds that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, The pathogen  can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened…

Two more food companies have announced recalls of their products containing sunflower kernels processed by SunOpta in Crookston, MN. The recalls, announced Monday, are due to the potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the recalled products. Creative Snacks Co. of Greensboro, NC, stated that the company has expanded its May 5 recall of specific lot…

recalled Post cerealPost brand Great Grains Protein Blend – Honey, Oats & Seeds cereal is being recalled because of possible listeria contamination of sunflower kernels supplied by SunOpta Inc. The Post recall is one of dozens related to sunflower kernels and seeds supplied by the Toronto-based SunOpta, which began recalling products May 4 because of Listeria monocytogenes.…

ucm506302Bounce USA of Bend, OR, is voluntary recalling the Bounce Apple Cinnamon Protein Punch Energy Balls — newly named Apple Cinnamon Protein Energy Balls — because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall was initiated when the supplier, SunOpta, notified the Oregon company of its expanded sunflower kernels recall due…

ucm506296NoGii is voluntarily recalling its Nuts About Berries Paleo Bars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. “The company has received no reports of illness to date but is taking this action as part of its commitment to the health and safety of the people who eat its foods,” according…

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…

recalled-Backroad-Country-sunflower-seedsTroyer Cheese Inc. has expanded its recall of nuts and snacks to include Backroad Country brand sunflower seeds, which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled sunflower seeds, packaged at Amish Wedding Foods and distributed by Troyer Cheese Inc., between Feb. 18 and May 24, were sent to: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,…

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. recalled-Trader-Joes-salad Also added to the recalls today were bulk sunflower seeds sold at some of Giant Eagle’s Market District stores…