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Townsend Farms Frozen Organic Antioxidant Blend Products Recalled

Date:
June 4, 2013
Category:
Food
Company/Brand:
Townsend Farms, Inc.
The Danger:
The product has the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A virus, based on an ongoing epidemiological and traceback investigation by the FDA and the CDC of an illness outbreak. At this time, Hepatitis A has not been found in the product.
Description:
The product was sold at Costco warehouse stores under the product name Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 lb. bag and UPC 0 78414 404448. The recalled codes are located on the back of the package with the words "BEST BY"; followed by the code T012415 sequentially through T053115, followed by a letter. All of these letter designations are included in this recall for the lot codes listed above.

The product was also sold at Harris Teeter stores from April 19 until May 7, 2013, under the product name Harris Teeter Organic Antioxidant Berry Blend, 10 oz. bag UPC 0 72036 70463 4. The correct "Lot" and "best by" codes are as follows: Lot Codes T041613E, T0401613C and a "BEST BY" code of 101614.
Sold At:
Costco warehouse stores and Harris Teeter stores.
What To Do:
Persons who may have consumed affected product should consult with their health care professional or local health department to determine if a vaccination is appropriate, and consumers with symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their health care professionals or the local health department immediately. Consumers with the product should not consume the product. The product should be disposed of immediately. Please keep proof of product purchase.

For questions or more information, contact a Townsend Farms Customer Service Representative by phone or e-mail at (800) 875-5291; townsendfarms5148@stericycle.com.
For More Information:
fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm355166.htm