Listeria Risk Prompts Recall of Frozen Biscuit Dough Sold in North Carolina and 11 Other States

The affected biscuit dough was sold at various stores under a variety of brand names

Listeria Risk Prompts Recall of Frozen Biscuit Dough Sold in North Carolina and 11 Other States
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January 3, 2018

A threat of contamination by listeria monocytogenes has prompted T. Marzetti Company to recall frozen biscuit dough packed and sold under various brand names.

Where were the products sold?

The affected biscuit dough was distributed to stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

All 'Best By' dates of the recalled frozen biscuit dough products are included in this recall. See a full list of all affected products and where they were sold.

What is listeria?

Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No illnesses related to the consumption of the recalled frozen biscuit dough have been reported, to date.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not consume these products. Instead, the products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for a refund.

All affected distributors and retail customers are being notified and the affected products are being removed from store shelves.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact T. Marzetti Company at (866) 837-2758.