January 2, 2019: Oskri Organics Corporation Butter Recall for Potential Listeria Contamination

Oskri Organics Corporation Butter Recall Announcement – Oskri Organics Corporation (Oskri) has recalled: Oskri Organic Sunflower Butter Lot #099; Oskri Tahini Butter Lot #193; and Thrive Sunflower Butter Lot #233, because the butter may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria).

About Listeria

According to the FDA, Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. Infection with Listeria is also referred to as listeriosis. To learn more about Listeria, please see About Listeria.

Oskri Organics Corporation Butter Recall Information

On December 18, 2018, Oskri was informed by a customer that a jar they had sent in for testing came back positive for Listeria.  Oskiri has ceased production and distribution of the below affected products, until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Oskri conclude their investigations.

ProductLot #UPCDistributedMeans of DistributionExpiration Date
Oskri Organic Sunflower Butter, 16 oz.099666016401295OHRetail Stores10-2019
Oskri Tahini Butter, 16 oz.193666016401301CA, AZ, GA, CT, IN, TX, FL, ID, SC, NHRetail Stores and Direct Delivery via Internet Sales1-2020
Thrive Sunflower Butter, 16 oz.233671635704825INDirect Delivery via Internet Sales2-2020

Retailers should not sell the recalled butter and consumers are cautioned to not eat the recalled butter.

Food Poisoning Legal Information

The Weinberg Law Firm is currently assisting victims of food poisoning outbreaks. To learn more about our legal services, please see New Brunswick Personal Injury Lawyer. You can also call our firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274.


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