Check your cabinets! Organic almond, sunflower and tahini butters are being recalled over possible listeria contamination. The recall is for five different varieties of Whole Pantry organic nut butters, manufactured by Wakefern Food Corp. According to the Food and Drug Administration. the butters were sold in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Delaware, Rhode Island and Virginia.
The recall includes 16 ounce packages of:
- Creamy Salted Almond Butter with UPC: 04119006004
- Creamy Unsalted Almond Butter with UPC: 04119006005
- Unsalted Sunflower Butter with UPC: 04119005827
- Tahini Butter with UPC: 04119005828
- Cashew Butter with UPC: 04119006006
Listeria monocytogenes can cause nausea, fever and severe headaches in healthy people. Customers are advised to throw way or return any recalled products. None of the Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters tested positive, the recall was prompted as a precaution after Wakefern was told by its supplier, Oskri Organics, that some of their nut butters tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.
No illnesses have been reported.