PENNSYLVANIA — Several kinds of muffins sold at Walmart, Sams Club, and 7-Eleven in Pennsylvania have been recalled after it was discovered the items may have listeria contamination.
The voluntary recall was issued by Give and Go Prepared Foods and shared Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It affects 26 different kinds of ready-to-eat muffins sold at 7-Eleven, Stop & Shop, Walmart or Sam’s Club, according to a CBS News report.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The recall affects the following products:
- Uncle Wally’s Twin Muffins – Blueberry
- Uncle Wally’s Twin Muffins – Chocolate Chip
- Uncle Wally’s Twin Muffins – Banana Nut
- The Worthy Crumb Assorted Large Muffins – Blueberry Streusel
- The Worthy Crumb Assorted Large Muffins – Banana Nut
- The Worthy Crumb Assorted Large Muffins – Double Chocolate
- The Worthy Crumb – Oreo 3-pack Mini Muffins
- Stop & Shop 12ct Mini Muffin – Blueberry Streusel
- Stop & Shop 12ct Mini Muffin – Corn
- 7-Eleven Selects – Banana Nut 3-pack Mini Muffins
- 7-Eleven Selects – Chocolate Chip 3-pack Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Blueberry Streusel / Strawberry Streusel Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Party Cake Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Blueberry Streusel Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Blueberry Streusel / Banana Nut Mini Muffins
- Freshness Guaranteed – Banana Nut Mini Muffins
- Great Value Chocolate Chip Snack Muffin
- Great Value Banana Nut Snack Muffins
- Great Value Blueberry Snack Muffins
- Great Value Chocolate Chip Brownie Snack Cup
- Marketside Triple Chocolate Muffins
- Marketside Strawberry & Creme Muffins
UPC codes, sell-by dates and photos of the affected products can be found on the FDA’s website.
Consumers who have any of the affected muffins should immediately dispose of the products and not eat them. They should also make a note of the product’s lot code of the products, found on the label.
Consumers can also call Give and Go Prepared Foods at 844-366-1171 to get more information about the recall.
An estimated 1,600 people get listeriosis each year, and about 260 die, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Similar to other foodborne illnesses, symptoms of listeriosis include fever and diarrhea. Other symptoms can include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions in addition to fever and muscle aches.
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