Creative Snacks Sunflower Seed Snack Recall Expands [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Creative Snacks Sunflower Seed Snack Recall [US]Creative Snacks Co. expands its existing recall for various batch/lots of Sunflower Seed Snacks and Snacks Containing Sunflower Seeds due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. This notification greatly expands the original recall notification to include additional products, batch/lots and best-before dates from this company. FDA: http://ht.ly/ggJx301oyq8

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm506455.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Sunflower Seed Snacks are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Creative Snacks Co. Brain Food, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 816512013021
  • Creative Snacks Co. Brain Food, 3.5-ounce Snack Bag; UPC: 816512015124
  • Creative Snacks Co. Brain Food, 9.5-ounce Cup; UPC: 855983002073
  • Creative Snacks Co. Brain Food, Virgin Air, 3.5-ounce Snack Bag; UPC: 816512015124
  • Creative Snacks Co. Heart Smart Mix, 10-pound bulk; UPC: 816512013014
  • Creative Snacks Co. Heart Smart, 3.5-ounce Snack Bags; UPC: 816512012130
  • Creative Snacks Co. Heart Smart, 9.5-ounce Cup; UPC: 855983002066
  • Creative Snacks Co. Hold the Salt!, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 816512011201
  • Creative Snacks Co. Hold the Salt!, 8.5-ounce Cup; UPC: 816512011034
  • Creative Snacks Co. Roasted, No Salt Sunflower Seeds, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 816512011423
  • Creative Snacks Co. Roasted, No Salt Sunflower Seeds, 9-ounce Cup; UPC: 816512011294
  • Creative Snacks Co. Roasted, Salted Sunflower Seeds, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 816512013892
  • Creative Snacks Co. Roasted, Salted Sunflower Seeds, 9-ounce Cup; UPC: 816512011218
  • Creative Snacks Co. Sunny Day Splendor, 10-ounce Cup; UPC: 816512010983
  • Creative Snacks Co. Sunny Day Splendor, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 816512014653
  • Plentiful Planet Heart Smart Mix, 25-pound bulk; UPC: 030684710285
  • Plentiful Planet Roasted, No Salt Sunflower Seeds, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 077420000880
  • Plentiful Planet Roasted, No Salt Sunflower Seeds, 25-pound Bulk; UPC: 077420417794
  • Plentiful Planet Roasted, Salted Sunflower Seeds, 10-pound Bulk; UPC: 077420000873
  • Publishers Clearing House – Heart Smart Mix, 8-ounce Bag; UPC: not released
  • Publishers Clearing House, Brain Food, 8-ounce Bag; UPC: not released
  • The Fresh Market Brain Food, 25-pound Bulk; UPC: not released
  • The Fresh Market Brain Food, 9.5-ounce Cup; UPC: 737094218270
  • The Fresh Market Healthy Snackin’, 25-pound Bulk; UPC: not released

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Sunflower Seed Snacks are pictured on the Web site above. Please note, there are multiple batch/lots and best-before dates applicable to this recall. To see these identifications, please consult the FDA site noted above.

According to the FDA, Creative Snacks has been notified by SunOpta, its Sunflower Seed supplier, that the company has recalled certain batch/lots of Sunflower Seeds that were processed in its Crookston, Minnesota facility between May 31, 2015 and January 31, 2016. The previous notification included only products manufactured between February 1, 2016 and February 19, 2016. These Sunflower Seeds were used or may have been used in the Sunflower Seed Snacks listed above, thereby contaminating them with Listeria monocytogenes.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Sunflower Seed Snacks, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Snacks to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Lindsay Hancock at Creative Snacks Co. at 1-336-668-4151 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated Sunflower Seeds, please search for “sunflower” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7152-2016
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