Inspired Organics almond butter recalled due to listeria risk

Inspired Organics LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of its organic almond butter after testing showed a risk of listeria contamination.

A week ago, the brand recalled one lot of its organic sunflower butter for the same reason.

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.

The company sold the almond butter, distributed by Lipari Foods, to food-service and retail stores beginning on Oct. 31, 2018, in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

This is the recalled product information:

Brand: Inspired Organics

Product: Organic Almond Butter

Lipari Item No.: 967067

Size: 16 ounces

Best by Date: 2/2020

Lot No.: 239

UPC: 863669742540

If you have this particular lot of almond 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.