Recall of Sunrich and Planters Sunflower Kernels Nationwide

Posted on May 20, 2016 by

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SunOpta expanded its recall of a limited number of sunflower kernel products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

The expanded recall includes products produced February 20, 2016 through April 21, 2016, the date on which the facility ceased production of the products.  No illnesses have been confirmed related to the consumption of this product.

Recalled retail items were sold in clear printed plastic packages and are marked with Best By Dates located on the front or back of the packages. Listed below are details regarding the recalled items:

Product Description Size UPC Lot # Best By Date
Sunrich Naturals Sunflower Kernel 1 oz. 810304032122 37216074
37216075
37216076
37216077
37216078
37216081
37216082
37216083
37216084
37216085
37216088
37216090
37216091
37216092
37216095
37216096
37216098
37216099
14MAR17
15MAR17
16MAR17
17MAR17
18MAR17
21MAR17
22MAR17
23MAR17
24MAR17
25MAR17
28MAR17
30MAR17
31MAR17
01APR17
04APR17
05APR17
07APR17
08APR17
Planters Sunflower Kernels 3 oz. 029000012714 7072A3, 7072B3, 7072C3
7073A3, 7073B3, 7073C3
7074A3, 7074B3, 7074C3
7075A3
03/13/17
03/14/17
03/15/17
03/16/17

Recalled products were distributed to distribution centers during the months of March and April 2016 in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas and may be redistributed to other states nationwide.

Consumers are urged not to consume these products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store where they purchased them for a refund or simply discard them. Consumers seeking information may email contactus@sunopta.com or call 1-888-886-4428 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time.

Product Photos

Sunrich Naturals Sunflower Kernels, roasted and salted 1 oz (front label)

  • Sunrich Naturals Sunflower Kernels, roasted and salted (back label), best by date circled
  • Planters Sunflower Kernels (front label), 3 oz, best by date circled

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