Company recalls biscuits over listeria concerns

Hom/Ade issued the voluntary recall over Mary B's brand biscuits.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 4:09 PM
Updated: Jan. 12, 2018 4:09 PM
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PENSACOLA, Fla. (WTVA) - Hom/Ade Foods, Inc is voluntarily recalling Mary B’s® brand biscuits due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The problem was discovered in aproduct sampling conducted by an outside co-packer, who manufactured the product.
Listeria monocytogenes is 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 Mary B’s products affected are frozen bagged biscuits with the UPC codes listed below. All “Best If
Used By” dates BEFORE September 23, 2018 and with the letter “M” immediately after the date are
included in the recall. The code may be found on the back of the bag, lower right corner. No other code
dates are affected.
The biscuits were sold in retail stores in several states, including Mississippi and Alabama.
Consumers are urged to return affected products to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Customers with questions may call Hom/Ade Foods Inc. at 1-855-562-7773, Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Central Time.

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