Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

August 20, 2014 00:30 ET

Food Recall Warning: MaraNatha and Trader Joe's Brands Almond Butters and Peanut Butters Recalled Due to Salmonella

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 20, 2014) -

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Industry is recalling MaraNatha and Trader Joe's brands almond butters and peanut butters from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
MaraNatha natural almond butter - raw no sodium 340 g 0 51651 09306 4 2015MA07
MaraNatha natural almond butter - roasted no sodium 340 g 0 51651 09305 7 2014DE11, 2015JA16,
2015MR25, 2015MA08,
2015MA09
MaraNatha natural almond butter - roasted no sodium 737 g 0 51651 09286 9 2014DE08, 2014DE09,
2014DE10, 2014DE11,
2015JA11, 2015JA15,
2015JA16, 2015FE14,
2015FE15, 2015FE16,
2015MR20, 2015MR21,
2015AL15, 2015AL16,
2015MA22, 2015MA23,
2015MA24, 2015JN18,
2015JN19, 2015JN20
MaraNatha no stir almond butter - creamy no hydrogenated oils 340 g 0 51651 09345 3 2014DE16, 2015JA24,
2015FE26
MaraNatha no stir almond butter - crunchy no hydrogenated oils 340 g 0 51651 09346 0 2014DE16, 2015JA24,
2015JA25, 2015FE26
MaraNatha no stir peanut butter - creamy low in sodium 500 g 0 51651 09340 8 2015MA20
MaraNatha no stir peanut butter - crunchy low in sodium 500 g 0 51651 09341 5 2015MR13, 2015MR14
MaraNatha organic peanut butter - creamy no added sugar 500 g 0 51651 09330 9 2015JA03, 2015JA04,
2015FE05, 2015FE06,
2015MR01, 2015AL07
MaraNatha organic peanut butter - crunchy no added sugar 500 g 0 51651 09331 6 2014DE31, 2015FE05,
2015MR09, 2015AL08,
2015MA14
Trader Joe's Almond Butter -Raw Crunchy Unsalted 454 g 0091 9890 28DEC14 up to and
including 18JUN15
Trader Joe's Almond Butter - Raw Creamy Unsalted 454 g 0056 9958 27DEC14 up to and
including 18JUL15

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

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Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products in Canada.

More information

- CFIA: www.inspection.gc.ca/contactus

Contact Information

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    CFIA Media Relations
    613-773-6600