Sunflower Seeds, Snacks, And Salads Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Whenever we forget how interconnected the American food system is, a recall of a single basic ingredient happens to remind us. Today, the pathogen is Listeria, and the basic food item is sunflower seeds. They’re a tasty snack item by themselves, as well as a common ingredient in trail mixes and a crunchy salad topping. Seeds from a single supplier may be contaminated, and now everything from kale salads to trail mix flavored candy have been recalled.

Listeria is a potentially serious foodborne illness because of its ability to escape the digestive tract and hang out in the bloodstream. In healthy people, it might cause gastrointestinal distress, fever, severe headache, and stiff muscles. Possible complications include miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant women, and meningitis for people who are very old, very young, or immunocompromised.

ucm499335JUST SUNFLOWER KERNELS
Kroger Sunflower Kernels
Kroger Salad Toppers Sunflower Kernels
Market District bulk sunflower seeds: Carmel, IN; central Ohio; Pittsburgh; and Northeast Ohio
Dakota’s Best Biggy’s Roasted and Salted Kernels
Planters Sunflower Kernels
Southern Grove (Aldi)
Natures Harvest (Roasted and Salted and Ranch Flavored)
AmportNaturally SelectSmart SenseNice (Walgreens/Duane Reade)
Gold Emblem (CVS)

SALADS
Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad With White Meat Chicken

TRAIL MIXES
Kroger Cranberry Delight Trail Mix
Best Choice Dark Chocolate Cranberry (Associated Wholesale Grocers)
Best Choice Mountain Trail Mix
Natures Harvest Afternoon Snack Blend
K&G Southwest Trail Mix

COOKIES AND CANDIES
Mountain Thins “Trail Mix” Flavor

GRANOLA AND PROTEIN BARS
Best Choice Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Best Choice Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Best Choice Trail Mix Fruit and Nut Bars

Eating Right (Lucerne) Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Eating Right (Lucerne) Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Family Gourmet Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Food Club Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Food Club Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Food Club Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Food Club White Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bars

FoodHold Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Gold Emblem Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Great Value Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Great Value Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Great Value Sweet & Salty Almond Bars

Great Value Trail Mix Fruit and Nut Bars

HyVee Peanut Choc Chunk Pretzel Bars

HyVee Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

HyVee Trail Mix Fruit and Nut Bars

Meijer Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Meijer Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Meijer Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Meijer Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Meijer Peanut Chocolate chunk Pretzel Bars

Meijer White Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bars

PCC Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Our Family Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Our Family Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Our Family Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Publix Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Roundy Sweet and Salty Almond Chewy Bars

Roundy Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Bars

Roundy Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

ShurFine Sweet and Salty Almond Chewy Bars

Signature Kitchen Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bars

Signature Kitchen Trail Mix Bars

Signature Kitchen White Chocolate Chip Pretzel Bars

Spartan Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Spartan Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Super Value Essential Everyday Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Super Value Essential Everyday Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Super Value Essential Everyday Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Super Value Essential Everyday Trail Mix Bars

Tops Peanut Almond Dark Chocolate Protein Bars

Tops Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Protein BarsTops Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

Western Family Sweet and Salty Almond Bars

OTHER NUTS
Nature’s Harvest whole, slivered, and sliced almonds
Southern Grove (Aldi) Dry roasted almonds (salted and unsalted)