Oskri Organics Corp. of Lake Mills, Wisc. is recalling all Oskri manufactured nut butters, due to positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes, found in multiple Oskri manufactured nut butters.
Consumption of this product may cause potential health risks. However, no illnesses have been reported, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recall pertaining to all Oskri manufactured nut butters with best-by dates of June 2020 and earlier.
Oskri Corporation has distributed nut butters to the following states: California, Texas, Idaho, Oregon, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Illinois, Florida, Massachusetts, Indiana, Rhode Island and South Carolina.
Nut butters subject to recall include: Almond, Cashew, Coconut, Peanut (all flavor varieties), Pumpkin, Sunflower, and Tahini. Nut butters are sold in 16 oz plastic jars with the Lot Number either on the top or bottom of the jar near the Expiration Date, in Pouches with the Lot Number and Expiration Date located on either the top or bottom of the back of the pouch.
Those who are in possession of any of these products are urged to destroy them immediately.
Consumers who purchased Oskri manufactured nut butters may contact Oskri at (920) 648-8300 fMonday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or contact via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.