T. Marzetti Company Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Biscuit Dough Packed Under Various Brands Due to Potential <em>Listeria</em> Contamination
- Company Announcement Date:
- December 29, 2017
- FDA Publish Date:
- April 05, 2019
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
- Company Name:
- T. Marzetti Company
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Southern Home, Shur Fine, Valu Time, more
- Product Description:
As a precautionary measure, T. Marzetti Company is voluntarily recalling all “Best By” dates of the following products that were distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 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. 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.
Consumers should not consume these products. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled items.
This announcement applies only to the specific frozen biscuit dough products listed below and does not include any other items produced by T. Marzetti Company or other items under the brands listed below.
All “Best By” dates of the following products are included in this recall:
|Item # |
|Description||Count per pkg|
SOUTHERN HOME 20 OLD FASHIONED BUTTERMILK STYLE BISCUITS
SHUR FINE OLD FASIONED SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
SHUR FINE OLD FASIONED BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
VALU TIME SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
VALU TIME BUTTERMILK STYLE BISCUITS
FOOD LION HOMESTYLE BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
FOOD CLUB SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
FOOD CLUB BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
SE GROCERS BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
SE GROCERS SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
PIGGLY WIGGLY BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
PIGGLY WIGGLY HOMESTYLE BISCUITS
LOWES FOODS BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
LOWES FOODS SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
PREMIUM PICK 5 BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
MORNING FRESH FARMS BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
MARSHALLS OLD FASHIONED SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
LAURA LYNN SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
LAURA LYNN BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
LAURA LYNN 20CT BUTTERMILK BISCUIT
SOUTHERN HOME SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
SOUTHERN HOME 20CT SOUTHERN STYLE BISCUITS
SOUTHERN HOME BUTTERMILK BISCUITS
Although these products are not ready-to-eat items and have baking instructions which, if followed, will reduce consumer risk, there remains some risk that the mishandling of this product prior to or without adequate baking may cause illness.
We are working in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and our supplier on this recall.
All affected distributors and retail customers are being notified and the affected products are being removed from store shelves.
Affected product should be destroyed or may be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact 1-866-837-2758 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.