PhotoThe SoyNut Butter Company of Glenview, Ill., has expanded an earlier recall to include all varieties of I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butters and all varieties of I.M. Healthy Granola products.

The products may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. Coli O157:H7).

The recall was issued after ill people or their family members answered questions about the foods they ate and other exposures in the week before they became ill.

All nine people reached for interview reported either eating I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter at home (five people) in the week before they became ill or attending a childcare center that served I.M. Healthy brand SoyNut Butter.

The products were distributed in multiple states and may have been purchased in stores or through mail order. They also were distributed to childcare centers and schools in multiple states.

I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter is packaged in 15-oz. plastic jars, individual portion cups, 4-lb. plastic tubs, or 45-lb. pails. It is available in Original Creamy, Chunky, Honey Creamy, Unsweetened and Chocolate.

The granola is packaged in individual serving packages, 12-oz. bags, 50-oz. bags, and 25-lb. bulk bag. It is available in Original, Apple, Blueberry, and Raisin and Cranberry. Best Buy dates can be seen on the labels of the containers stamped in silver or black.

All Best Buy dates of all varieties are affected.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products are should not consume them, but return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-288-1012, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00 (CST).



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