Inspired Organics sunflower butter recalled due to listeria risk

- Inspired Organics LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of its organic sunflower butter after testing showed a risk of listeria contamination.

Listeria infection can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. However, infections in pregnant women can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and more, according to the CDC, and infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems can very serious and sometimes fatal.

The company sold the sunflower butter, distributed by Lipari Foods, to food-service and retail stores beginning on April 17, 2018, in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The product is also sold in Ontario, Canada.

This is the recalled product information:

Brand: Inspired Organics

Product: Organic Sunflower Butter

Lipari Item No.: 967064

Size: 16 ounces

Best by Date: 10/2019

Lot No.: 099

UPC: 863669742526

If you have this particular lot of sunflower butter, you should either throw it away or return it to the store, the company said. You can call customer service at 800-729-3354 with further questions.

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