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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Release Date:
Product Type:
food and drinks

Reason for announcement:

Description of the reason for the recall

Listeria monocytogenes

Name of the company:
Epicurean Butter LLC
Brand Name:
Product description:

Product description

Lemon Dill Finishing Butter


corporate announcement

Epicurean Butter LLC of Thornton, CO is recalling its 3.5 ounce containers of “Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter” due to a recall from our frozen dill supplier, SupHerb Farms, due to possible contamination Listeria monocytogenesan organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and others with compromised immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may experience only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria Infection can cause miscarriage and stillbirth in pregnant women.

The recalled Wegmans Lemon Dill Finishing Butter was distributed at Wegmans Food Markets in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina and Washington DC.

The product comes in a black 3.5 ounce plastic cup with a Wegmans label around and on the lid. The cup has a sealed lidding foil under the lid. The label surrounding the cup has a “Best By” and batch number printed in blue ink. The following products are affected by this recall.

product name Article # UPC code A lot of # expiry date Crowd
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16314 05.07.22 43
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16357 07/16/22 121
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16438 07/21/22 84
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16536 8/9/22 92
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16619 08/24/22 252
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16702 09/14/22 84
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16722 09/15/22 42
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16761 09/22/22 30
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16797 09/30/22 95
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16829 06.10.22 126
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 16902 10/18/22 135
Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter 3.5oz 8ct 44324 0 77890 44324 8 17037 11/17/22 33

These are the ONLY lots affected by this recall.

To date, no medical conditions related to this issue have been reported.

Epicurean Butter LLC has been notified by its herb supplier that certain batches of frozen dill may be contaminated with it Listeria based on testing by a supplier’s food manufacturer in Canada, who used the ingredient in one of their finished products.

Consumers who purchased 3.5-ounce packets of Wegman’s Lemon Dill Finishing Butter are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers can contact the company with questions at 303-427-5527, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time Zone (MST).


Company contact information

Consumer:
Epicurean Butter LLC
Media:
Niloy Phukan


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