Frozen biscuit recall affects 12 states, different brands


Fears of listeria has forced a company to recall its frozen biscuit dough products.

T. Marzetti Company says they are recalling its “Best By” dates of certain products distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. The product is packaged under different brands.

The recall doesn’t explain was prompted the listeria fear, but says the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections for children, elderly people, or others with weak immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms, like a fever, diarrhea or nausea.

T. Marzetti Company advises those who have purchased the following to not consume the products and can be returned at the place of purchase for a full refund. All distributors and retail customers are being notified, according to the Food and Drug Administration. No illnesses have been reported.

0788002640: Southern Home Old Fashioned Buttermilk Biscuits (20 count)
1116103754: Shur Fine Old Fashioned Southern Style Biscuits (12 count)
1116103755: Shur Fine Old Fashioned Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)
1122503092: Valu Time Southern Style Biscuits (20 count)
1122508421: Valu Time Buttermilk Style Biscuits (20 count)
3582604815: Food Lion Homestyle Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)
3680004683: Food Club Southern Style Biscuits (12 count)
3680007549: Food Club Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)
3825911726: SE Grocers Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count) 
3825911892: SE Grocers Southern Style Biscuits (20 count)
4129075433: Piggly Wiggly Buttermilk Biscuits (20 count)
4129075434: Piggly Wiggly Homestyle biscuits (20 count)
4164300718: Lowes Foods Buttermilk Biscuits (20 count)
4164300719: Lowes Foods Southern Style Biscuits (20 count)
5193333968: Premium Pick 5 Buttermilk Biscuits (20 count)
7145220434: Morning Fresh Farms Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)
7229200025: Marshalls Old Fashioned Southern Style Biscuits (12 count)
8685402591: Laura Lynn Southern Style Biscuits (12 count)
8685404014: Laura Lynn Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)
8685404894: Laura Lynn 20-count Buttermilk Biscuit
8826703140: Southern Home Southern Style Biscuits (12 count)
8826703141: Southern Home 20-count Southern Style Biscuits
8826703152: Southern Home Buttermilk Biscuits (12 count)

 Consumers with questions may contact 1-866-837-2758 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time.