The U.S. Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) introduced on July 20 that Give and Go, a Toronto-based subsidiary of Mondelez Worldwide, had issued a voluntary recall of varied muffin merchandise over issues that they may have been contaminated with listeria.
The corporate wrote:
Give and Go Ready Meals (U.S.A.) Corp. introduced in the present day a voluntary nationwide recall of sure muffin merchandise as a result of potential for the merchandise to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which may trigger severe and generally deadly infections in younger youngsters, frail or aged folks, and others with weakened immune methods. Though wholesome people might undergo solely short-term signs corresponding to excessive fever, extreme headache, stiffness, nausea, stomach ache and diarrhea, Listeria an infection may cause miscarriages and stillbirths amongst pregnant girls.
The recall affected 26 styles of muffins produced by Give and Go, together with “Uncle Wally’s,” “The Worthy Crumb,” and numerous merchandise that had been offered within the U.S. by Walmart, Sam’s Membership, 7-Eleven and Cease & Store. A full checklist of the merchandise affected, in addition to pictures of them, may be discovered here.
Give and Go has suggested customers who may need bought one of many merchandise in query to substantiate that the merchandise is affected by the recall by discovering the lot quantity or finest purchase date, proven on the product label, and checking it in opposition to the complete recall checklist here. Customers are suggested to throw out any affected objects, and to not eat them.
In its announcement, the corporate famous that it had not but obtained any stories of sickness linked to the potential contamination, however was issuing the recall “out of an abundance of caution.”