Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oat Cup Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oat Cups Recall [US]Garden of Light, Inc. doing business as Gluten Free Solutions recalls certain batch/lots of Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oat Cereal Cups due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/uhjM30dJxbz

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm567410.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cereal Cups are subject to this recall:

  • Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats, sold in 1.8-ounce paperboard cups with a green laminated film lid, a best-by date designation of “SELL BY MAY 11 2018” and a UPC of 0-42563-01786-6.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cereal Cups can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the potential for contamination was noted after the ingredient supplier, Hudson Valley Farms (“HVF”), Inc. notified Garden of Light, Inc. of potential contamination of one of the ingredients. The potential contaminated ingredient was thoroughly tested and was negative for Listeria.

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

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oat Cereal Cups, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Cereal Cups to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Blue Marble Brands at 1-888-534-0246 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, on the Web at http://www.woodstock-foods.com.

==> 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.


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Recalls Direct RIN: 8967-2017
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