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Figi's Issues Recall Alert Due To Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

June 24, 2016

Contact

Consumers

Figi's Companies, Inc.
1-800-437-3817

Media

Sheri Dick
715-384-1462

Announcement

Figi's Companies, Inc of Marshfield, WI is recalling the following 2 products that are related to the SunOpta sunflower kernel recall, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which 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, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

  • 16 oz. Snack Shoppe Hot & Spicy Cajun Snack Mix in a foil bag that is contained in a tin box. The foil bags are marked with lot HD116063 160ZHSMIX.
  • 16 oz Figi's Nature's Mix in a plastic bag that is in a red circular tin container.
  • Nature's Mix is packaged in a plastic bulk bag with approximately 8-12 ounces of product. There is no lot information on the bag.

The recalled Hot & Spicy Cajun Snack Mix was distributed nationwide through mail orders. The Nature's Mix 16 oz red circular tins were distributed nationwide through a distributor who sold directly to consumers and the Nature's Mix in clear plastic bags were only distributed through Figi's Outlet Store located in Marshfield, WI.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Figi's was notified by our supplier that there is a potential for contamination.

The production of the two noted products has been suspended while the source of the problem is being investigated. Production will resume when a suitable resolution is found.

Consumers who have purchased 16 ounce packages of the Hot and Spicy Mix with the lot number noted above or the bulk-packaged Nature's Mix from our Outlet Store are urged to return them to Figi's for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Figi's Companies, Inc. Monday - Saturday, 7am - 530pm CST at 1-800-437-3817.

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Product Photos

  • Snack Shoppe tin, Hot & Spicky Cajun Snack Mix nutrition facts, 10 oz.
  • Figi's Gift in Good Taste, Red tin, bagged nut mix
  • Nutrition Facts Nature's Mix Label, attached to tin bottom, 16 oz.

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