The Canadian food company behind the massive Listeria-related recall of sunflower kernels that has led to secondary recalls of dozens of snack products from the likes of Planters, Kellogg, Nature Valley and Trader Joe’s is shuffling executives in an effort to clean up operations and prepare the company for possible sale. Top leaders of SunOpta…

recalled Figis snacksMore snack products are under recall because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination of sunflower kernels from Ontario-based SunOpta Inc. Figi’s Companies Inc. of Marshfield, WI, is recalling two of its products in a total of three package styles:

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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…

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…

Six more recalls involving sunflower kernels have been announced in the past two days, in addition to reports that there are now two possible illnesses being investigated in connection with a similar previous recall. However, all six of the most recent recalls note that there are no reported illnesses to date being linked to the…