Taylors Candy Inc. Recalls "Stuckey’s Sunflower Kernels" Because of Possible Health Risk

Jun 08, 2016
Taylors Candy Inc. Recalls "Stuckey’s Sunflower Kernels" Because of Possible Health Risk

Taylors Candy, Inc. of Alsip, IL under advice from its supplier is recalling Stuckey’s bags of Sunflower Kernels because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, 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.

The recalled "Stuckey’s Sunflower Kernels" were distributed to retail stores located in the states of : AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, and VA.

For more details pertaining to this recall, click the link at the top of the page.