Product Recalls

Seward Co-op wants to keep our members and shoppers informed of any product recalls or issues regarding items we may carry. This page includes information on current product recalls. If you would like to receive updates on product recalls, please join us on Twitter.

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  • Free2B Sun Cups – Double Milk Chocolate Cups

    On Nov. 11, Free2b Foods recalled its chocolate Sun Cups for three specific sell-by dates, because it may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Between Aug. 13 and Nov. 11, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected at the Franklin store....

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  • Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookie recall

    On October 28, Back to Nature voluntarily recalled the following product because it was mislabeled. The chocolate in the Chocolate Chunk Cookies contained milk, an undeclared allergen. Between July 30 2016 and October 28 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies –$5.29

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  • Hylands Teething Gel and Tablets

    On October 18, Seward Co-op removed Hylands teething gel and teething tablets from our shelves, due to an FDA recommendation warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets and gels may pose a risk to infants and children. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession. Between July 1, 2016 and October 18, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold...

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  • Green Mountain Gringo All Natural Tortilla Strips Recall

    On October 3, TW Garner Food Company issued a voluntary recall of its Green Mountain Gringo All Natural Tortilla Strips, due to potential contamination by stainless steel fragments Between August 3, 2016 and October 3, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Green Mountain Gringo All Natural Tortilla...

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  • Field Day Organic Recall

    On September 15, Field Day Organic issued a voluntary recall of its organic ranch dressing, due to product mislabeling that has resulted in an undeclared milk and egg allergen. Consumers who have severe allergies to milk and/or egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Between Jun. 17, 2016 to Sept. 15, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold...

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  • Westby Recall

    On September 7, Westby issued a voluntary recall of its 4% cottage cheese (16 oz. and 24 oz. containers) due to the possible presence of alkaline phosphatase, a naturally occurring enzyme in milk that is typically deactivated during pasteurization. Between August 17, 2016 and August 26, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall.

    Westby 4% Cottage Cheese
    16...

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  • Aura Cacia Recall

    On September 2,Aura Cacia issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Lavender Milk & Oat Bath due to an elevated microorganism count that may cause possible health risk. Between June 1, 2016 and September 1,2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at the Franklin store.

    Organic Lavender Milk & Oat Bath – 1.75 oz for $2.99
    UPC: 5138190307

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  • Rebbl Drink Recall

    On June 7, Rebbl voluntarily recalled drinks from their Elixir beverages line due to sour flavor. Between March 9, 2016 and June 7, 2016, Seward Co-op sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores. Impacted product can be identified by the “Best By” date indicated below:

    • Elixir - Matcha Latté $4.19
    UPC: 8-58148-00310-6,...

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  • SunOpta Sunflower Seed Recall Expanded

    On May 20, SunOpta expanded the May 3 voluntary recall of its roasted sunflower kernel products, because they may contain listeria. Between May 5, 2016 to May 19, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Bird Bars – various sizes for $12.99/lb.
    UPC code 0-0200619-XXXXX where the X’s are various...

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  • SunOpta Sunflower Seed Recall

    On May 3, SunOpta issued a voluntary recall of its roasted sunflower kernel products, because they may contain listeria. Between Mar. 14, 2016 to May 3, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Bird Bars – various sizes for $11.99/lb.
    UPC code 0-0200619-XXXXX where the X’s are various...

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  • Doctor Kracker Pumpkin Seed Cheddar Cheese Crackers Recall

    On May 1, Doctor Kracker issued a voluntary recall of its Pumpkin Seed Cheddar Cheese Crackers, because they may contain undeclared milk, not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Between Feb. 1, 2016 to Apr. 30, 2016, Seward Co-op may have...

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  • Back to Nature Classic Crème Cookies Recall-Expanded

    Back to Nature Foods, LLC is issuing a voluntary recall of its classic crème cookies, because they may contain undeclared milk, not listed as an ingredient on the label. Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Between Mar. 11, 2016 to Apr. 11, 2016, Seward Co-op may have sold...

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  • Maytag Dairy Farms Blue Cheese Recall

    Maytag Dairy Farms is expanding its voluntary recall of Maytag blue cheese wedges, wheels and crumbles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Between Nov. 24, 2015 and Feb. 28, 2016 Seward Co-op may have sold products with lot numbers affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores. See list below.

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  • Seward Co-op Chicken Italian Sausage Links

    Seward Co-op is issuing a voluntarily recall of its Chicken Italian Sausage Links because they have the potential to contain bone fragment. Between Feb. 3, 2016 and Feb. 24, 2016, Seward Co-op sold the product affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Seward Co-op Chicken Italian Sausage ($8.99/lb.)
    Links, approximately 1/3 pound per piece
    UPC:...

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  • Jack and the Green Sprouts-Alfalfa Seeds Recall

    Jack and the Green Sprouts is issuing a voluntary recall of its Alfalfa seeds out of caution due to illness that is unofficially linked to the seeds. All tests done for contamination have come back negative. There are no known contaminations. Between Nov. 27 2015-Feb 25 2016, Seward Co-op sold product affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores.

    Jack and the...

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  • Jack and the Green Sprouts-Alfalfa Sprouts and Alfalfa Onion Sprouts Recall

    Jack and the Green Sprouts is issuing a voluntary recall of its Alfalfa Sprouts and Alfalfa Onion Sprouts out of caution due to illness that is unofficially linked to the sprouts. All tests done for contamination have come back negative. There are no known contaminations. Between Feb. 1, 2016 and Feb. 25, 2016, Seward Co-op sold products affected by this recall at both the Franklin and...

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  • Garden of Life raw meal

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    Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a Garden of Life RAW MEAL protein powders because they have the potential to contain Salmonella Virchow. Between Sept. 1, 2015, and Jan. 30,2016, Seward Co-op may have sold products with lot numbers affected by this recall at both the Franklin and Friendship stores. See list below.

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  • Garden of Life raw meal

    Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal chocolate, original, vanilla and vanilla chai because they have the potential to contain Salmonella Virchow. Though Garden of Life routinely performs pathogen testing on every...

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  • Evan Healy Chamomile Eye Cream

    Evan Healy announced a recall involving Chamomile Eye Cream (0.5 oz; retail $31.99). The recall is being issued due to reports of contamination and mold. We have removed all product from the shelf and will discontinue the item.

    We will be providing an alternative from Evan Healy, their Certified Organic Wild Carrot Nourishing Eye Balm. Recalled products will be fully refunded at either...

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  • Sweet Leaf Tea Recall

    The FDA is issuing a recall on Sweet Leaf tea in glass bottles. The recall was issued because glass fragments were found in Sweet Leaf tea bottles. This recall has not been linked to illnesses and we do not currently carry the affected products at any of our locations.

    The following varieties of the 16 oz. Sweet Leaf tea were affected and sold at $1.99. Sweet Leaf Tea Raspberry...

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  • Bulk Schultz Eggs Recall

    Seward Co-op is issuing a voluntary recall on bulk Schultz Eggs (Bulk; retail $3.99/dozen or $0.34 each) because we were shipped free-range eggs that were mislabeled as organic. We sold these eggs as organic when they were not certified organic. This recall has not been linked to illnesses.

    The affected product has a PLU of 6 or 66. The product would have been sold between November 20,...

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  • Cascadian Farms Frozen Cut Green Beans

    Seward Co-op is issuing a voluntary recall of Cascadian Farms Frozen Cut Green Beans (16 oz.; retail $3.39) due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this product. We have pulled the product from our shelves.

    The affected product's UPC code is UPC: 000219085014 with a Best by Date of 6/29/2017. The product would...

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  • Kevita Strawberry Acai Probiotic Beverage

    Seward Co-op is issuing a voluntary recall of Kevita Strawberry Acai Probiotic Beverage (16 fluid ounces; retail $3.39) due to the possible presence of glass pieces in the product. We have pulled the product from our shelves.

    The affected product's UPC code is UPC: 0085331100305 with a Best by Date of 2/7/2016. The product would have been sold between June 21, 2015 and Sept. 21, 2015....

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  • Enjoy Life Foods Semi Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips

    Enjoy Life Foods announced a voluntary recall involving Semi Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips (10 oz.; retail $5.69). The recall is being issued due to the potential presence of the following undeclared allergens: sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and/or dried fruits.

    Recalled products will be fully refunded at our Franklin store Customer Service desk.

    The affected product's UPC code...

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  • Cascadian Farm Cut Beans

    General Mills announced a voluntary Class 1 recall involving 10 ounce bags of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported.

    Affected product is not currently on the shelves at Seward...

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