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Parkers Farm Recall: Several Products Contaminated With Listeria Bacteria

Mar 25, 2014 10:45 AM EDT | By Justin Stock
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Parkers Farm Peanut Butter
Parkers Farm Peanut Butter is just one of the company's many products being recalled.(Photo : Twiiter Photo Section)

Several Parkers Farm products have Listeria monocytogenes bacteria prompting the company to issue a recall according to Consumer Affairs.

The food was sold by brand names Parkers Farm, Parkers, Happy Farms, Central Markets, Hy-Top, Amish Classic, Say Cheez, Win Schuler, and Bucky Badger.

The items were also on sale at retailers including Hy-Vee, Cub, Rainbow, Byerly's, Lunds, Target, Whole Foods, Price Chopper, Nash Finch, Costco, ALDI, Wal-Mart, and Brookshire

"We were notified at about 7:30 p.m. PDT on Friday night by Parkers Farm of the issue," Craig Wilson national safety director at Costco told Food Safety News. "We then pulled a list of every Costco member who had purchased the item over the last year (50,000 members) and called them up and explained the details of the recall and advised them to discontinue consumption of the peanut butter and return it to their local Costco for a full refund."

The goods include creamy, crunchy, honey creamy, and honey crunchy 16-ounce Parkers Farm peanut butter with square plastic containers which have snap-on-lids, and a best if used by date of March 20, 2015.

34 ounce round plastic containers with snap-on-lids and creamy and crunchy flavors that are best if used by March 20, 2015,

12-ounce containers with jalapeno, and pimento flavors which are good if sold before Sept. 20

8-ounce and 16 ounce containers of Parkers Farm cold pack cheese with sharp cheddar, bacon, onion, smoked cheddar, swiss almond, horseradish, garlic, port wine, and swiss and cheddar that are good prior to March 20, 2015,

16-ounce jars of hot, mild, garlic, and fire-roasted salsa with best if used by dates of March 20,

10-ounce sharp cheddar, port wine, ranch, and smokey bacon  cheese balls or logs wrapped in plastic overwrap  that are also good prior to March 20.

Click here for the full list.

According to Consumer Affairs, those with affected products should bring them back to where they bought them or throw them away.

Questions can be asked by calling the company at (800) 869-6685. 

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