Homestead Creamery Unsalted Butter Recall News – Homestead Creamery Inc of Wirtz, VA has issued a recall for its unsalted butter due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) contamination.
Homestead Creamery Unsalted Butter Recall Information
On April 17, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published Homestead Creamery’s April 1, 2020 recall announcement as to its unsalted butter due to possible Listeria contamination. The recalled unsalted butter was distributed via Homestead Creamery’s home delivery service, retail stores, and distribution partners.
The affected unsalted butter comes in half pound, plastic packages marked with an expiration date of 04/30.
The potential Listeria contamination was revealed during testing by Homestead Creamery. The production of Homestead Creamery’s unsalted butter has been suspended while the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services continue to investigate the source of the issue.
Consumers who have purchased Homestead Creamery’s unsalted butter with the 04/30 expiration date are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Listeria monocytogenes, is a type of bacterium that 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 (listeriosis) can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
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