Oregon Food Bank Pumpkin Seed Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Oregon Food Bank Pumpkin Seed Recall [US]Oregon Food Bank, a Portland, Oregon establishment, recalls an estimated 63,825 pounds of Pumpkin Seeds due to suspected Listeria species, including Listeria monocytogenes, and consequential risk of bacterial contamination and illness, all serious health and safety hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/PW8V30j11ch

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm601536.htm

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

  • Oregon Food Bank Pumpkin Seeds, sold in one (1) pound plastic poly film bags with a twist-type closure, resealable pouches or Kale Joy plastic bags.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, the recalled Pumpkin Seeds were distributed in Oregon and Clark County, Washington through the Oregon Food Bank Network of regional food banks and participating food pantries. The product was distributed in one (1) pound plastic poly film bags with a twist-type closure, a resealable pouch or a Kale Joy plastic bag. All Pumpkin Seeds distributed in the described packaging between November 1, 2017 and March 16, 2018 are included in this recall.

==> 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 Pumpkin Seeds, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Pumpkin Seeds to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mr. Ryan Wist, Oregon Food Bank’s Facilities and Regulatory Compliance Manager at 1-503-419-4160 during normal business hours, Pacific 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 suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Pumpkin Seeds, please search for “pumpkin” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Oregon Food Bank, please search for “Oregon Food Bank” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 9916-2018
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