Thrive Market recalls nut butters due to listeria risk

Thrive Market Inc., based in Marina Del Rey, California, is recalling all unexpired lots of Thrive Market-branded nut butter, seed butter, and coconut butter because of the possibility of listeria contamination, according to the FDA and the company.

Listeria infection can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. However, infections in pregnant women can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and more, according to the CDC, and infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems can very serious and sometimes fatal.

Thrive is recalling all unexpired lots of 16-ounce containers of the following products (name and SKU/UPC):

  • Thrive Market Organic Creamy Almond Butter | 671635704757
  • Thrive Market Non-GMO Creamy Almond Butter | 671635704733
  • Thrive Market Organic Crunchy Almond Butter | 671635704764
  • Thrive Market Non-GMO Crunchy Almond Butter | 671635704740
  • Thrive Market Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter | 671635704788
  • Thrive Market Organic Creamy Peanut Butter | 671635704771
  • Thrive Market Sesame Tahini | 671635704795
  • Thrive Market Creamy Cashew Butter | 671635704801
  • Thrive Market Organic Coconut Butter | 671635704818
  • Thrive Market Sunflower Butter | 671635704825

Thrive is voluntarily recalling these products because of a supplier's positive test for listeria in recent lots.

Thrive Market sold these products through its e-commerce subscription service as well as through other online retailers.

If you have any of the jars of butter listed above, Thrive says: "[W]e ask that you please promptly discard it so that it cannot be consumed by you or others."

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