Nuts ‘N More Listeria Lawyer Update: Peanut Spread Recalled Due to Listeria Risks.
The company Nuts ‘N More of East Providence, RI, issued a recall on jars of their Peanut Spread on February 7, 2020. The recall affected 4,143 jars of the company’s Plain Peanut Spread products, which were discovered to be potentially contaminated with Listeria species. The potential contamination was discovered during a routine product testing performed by a third-party laboratory. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the company has momentarily ceased the production and distribution of its product while the State of Rhode Island continues its investigation on the incident.
NUTS ‘N MORE LLC., distributed its peanut products to retailers in VA, AZ, MA, RI, ME, AL, IN and, FL. The company also distributed potentially contaminated products to Canada and the UK. NUTS ‘N MORE has stated that the products affected by the recall are the “Nuts ‘N More – Plain Peanut Spread” they are sold in 16 oz. plastic jars, with the LOT number PB91, and Expiration date of 03/04/2021. As of the date of the recall announcement no illnesses have been reported as linked to the peanut products.
Listeria has become a popular topic of discussion as many recalls have been due to listeria contamination. A listeria outbreak announced at the end of 2019 linked to Almark Eggs had 7 reported cases, one of which was a death reported in Texas, and a newborn that contracted listeriosis from their mother before birth. Listeria affects primarily affects people of advanced age, pregnant women, newborns, and adults with weakened immune systems.
A National Listeria Lawyer, Ron Simon, stated that a person with Listeria may suffer from fever, muscle aches, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea. In more severe cases the infection may spread to the nervous system, symptoms such as headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions may occur. People who believe they may have ingested a product with listeria should contact a health care provider and inform them of the potential listeria exposure.
For more information on the Nuts ‘N More recall, to speak to a Listeria Lawyer, or to inquire about a Listeria Lawsuit, call 1-800-335-4901.