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Important Product Safety Recalls

Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter posted 3/24/2017

Advice to Consumers

Multistate Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to I.M. Healthy Brand SoyNut Butter

Recalls

On March 7, 2017, The SoyNut Butter Company recalled all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products. On March 10, 2017, The SoyNut Butter Company expanded its recall to include Dixie Diner's Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter.

Consumers should not eat, and childcare centers, schools, and other institutions should not serve, any recalled products, regardless of the date of purchase or the date listed on the container.

Advice to Consumers

  • Consumers should not eat any variety or size of I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter, I.M. Healthy brand granola, or Dixie Diner's Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter, regardless of the date of purchase or the date listed on the container.
    • Even if some of the product was eaten or served and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away. Put it in a sealed bag in the trash so that children, pets, or other animals can't eat it.
    • Check your pantry for recalled products. Some of these products have a shelf life of 2 years.
  • Contact your healthcare provider if you think you or your child may have gotten sick from eating recalled products.
    • Most people infected with STEC develop diarrhea (often bloody) and abdominal cramps an average of 3-4 days after swallowing the germ.
    • More information about signs and symptoms of STEC infection is available on the Signs & Symptoms page.

Advice to Childcare Centers and Other Institutions

  • Childcare centers, schools, and other institutions should not serve any variety or size of I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter, I.M. Healthy brand granola or Dixie Diner's Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter, regardless of the date of purchase or the date listed on the container.
    • Even if some of the product was eaten or served and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away. Put it in a sealed bag in the trash so that children, pets, or other animals can't eat it.
    • Check your institution's food storage area for recalled products. Some of these products have a shelf life of 2 years.
  • Retailers should not serve or sell any variety or size of I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter, I.M. Healthy brand granola, or Dixie Diner's Club brand Carb Not Beanit Butter, regardless of the date of purchase or the date listed on the container.

 

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