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The company sold the sunflower butter, distributed by Lipari Foods, to food-service and retail stores beginning on April 17, 2018, in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The product is also sold in Ontario, Canada.
This is the recalled product information:
Brand: Inspired Organics
Product: Organic Sunflower Butter
Lipari Item No.: 967064
Size: 16 ounces
Best by Date: 10/2019
Lot No.: 099
If you have this particular lot of sunflower butter, you should either throw it away or return it to the store, the company said. You can call customer service at 800-729-3354 with further questions.