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Hickory Harvest Recalls Certain Island Fruit Mix and Organic Nut Mix Products Because of Possible Health Risk

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Hickory Harvest Recalls Certain Island Fruit Mix and Organic Nut Mix Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
May 10, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
May 18, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Foodborne Illness
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
Hickory Harvest Foods
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Hickory Harvest, Heinens, and Liberty Snacks
Product Description:
Product Description
ISLAND FRUIT MIX AND ORGANIC NUT MIX PRODUCTS

Company Announcement

Hickory Harvest Foods of Akron, Ohio is voluntarily recalling specific lots due to the potential exposure to Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes,an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Listeria infection can also cause miscarriages, stillbirths, and fetal infection in pregnant women. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

Items include:

  • 9 oz. Island Fruit Mix in a plastic resealable bag
  • 9 oz. Organic Nut Mix in our plastic deli tubs
  • 1.3 oz. Raw Almonds in plastic tube nut bag
  • 1.6 oz. Almond Raisin Mix in plastic tube nut bag
  • 1 oz. Natural Pistachios in plastic tube nut bag
  • 1.2 oz. Honey Cashews in plastic tube nut bag

There have been no reported consumer illnesses to date in association with this product. This recall was initiated after Hickory Harvest staff performed routine in house environmental testing, the presence of Listeria monocytogenes on a piece of production equipment.

These items were sold at Liberty Snacks, Heinens, Pilot Flying J, Travel Centers, Diamond Gasoline, and Petro locations in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MO, NC, ND, NE, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WY.

No other Hickory Harvest Foods products are impacted by this voluntary recall.

The following products are included in this product recall:

Item UPC Item Description Lot Numbers
0-36232-06052-9 Hickory Harvest: Island Fruit Mix 032019
0-36232-01871-1 Heinens: Organic Nut Mix 031919
8-04879-17157-7 Liberty Snacks: Raw Almonds 031919
8-04879-17158-4 Liberty Snacks: Almond Raisin Mix 032019
8-04879-17158-4 Liberty Snacks: Natural Pistachios 032019
8-04879-17154-4 Liberty Snacks: Honey Cashews 032119

Hickory Harvest Foods is recalling this product as a reflection of the organization's commitment to product quality and consumer safety. Consumers with additional questions can contact Customer Service at Hickory Harvest Foods by  calling 330-644-6266 Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

Hickory Harvest Foods:
Island Fruit Mix

The lot number is the best if purchased by date 03/20/19, located on the back of the bag. Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.

Heinens:
Organic Nut Mix

The lot number is the best if purchased by date 03/19/19, located on the bottom of the tub.
Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.

Liberty Snacks:
Raw Almonds

The lot number is the Best By: 03/19/19, located on the front of the bag.
Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.

Liberty Snacks:
Almond Raisin Mix

The lot number is the Best By: 03/20/19, located on the front of the bag.
Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.

Liberty Snacks:
Natural Pistachios

The lot number is the Best By: 03/20/19, located on the front of the bag.
Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.

 Liberty Snacks:
Honey Cashews

The lot number is the Best By: 03/21/19, located on the front of the bag.
Consumers that have any of these bags, please dispose of your product.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Customer Service
1-800-448-6887
askus2@hickoryharvest.com
Media:
Mr. Joseph J. Swiatkowski
330-644-6266

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