February 28, 2024

Notice of recall of Potentially Contaminated Roland brand Tahini

In response to a voluntary recall from Roland Foods, Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that Tahini ultimately sourced from our primary vendor, may have been adulterated with Salmonella

Please see the FDA recall notice for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA:

  • Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal Salmonellosis infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
  • The most common symptoms of Salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever.  Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Symptoms usually appear within 8 to 72 hours after the contaminated food was eaten, and disappear within 4 to 7 days.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


July 29, 2022

Notice of Recall of Potentially Contaminated Oatly Oat Milk

In response to a voluntary recall from Lyons Magnus – Oatly, Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that Oat Milk Barista Edition ultimately sourced from our primary vendor, may have been adulterated with Cronobacter sakazakii.

Please see DOT Foods Lyons Magnus Recall Notice for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA:

  • Cronobacter sakazakii is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Initial symptoms may include poor feeding, irritability, jaundice and unstable body temperature.
  • The most common symptoms of Cronobacter sakasakii in healthy adults are infections in existing wounds and urinary tract infections.
  • Symptoms usually begin 6 hours to 6 days after infection and last 4 to 7 days.
  • Cronobacter sakasakii is usually treated with antibiotics.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


May 24, 2022

Notice of recall of potentially contaminated Jif Peanut Butter Products

In response to a voluntary recall from JM Smucker Co – Jif Peanut Butter, Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that individual cups of Jif peanut butter, ultimately sourced from our primary vendor, may have been adulterated with Salmonella.

Please see The J. M. Smucker Co. Issues Voluntary Recall of Select Jif® Products Sold in the U.S. for Potential Salmonella Contamination for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA:

  • Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
  • Most people who get ill from Salmonella have diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
  • Symptoms usually begin 6 hours to 6 days after infection and last 4 to 7 days.
  • Most people recover without specific treatment and should not take antibiotics. Antibiotics are typically used only to treat people who have severe illness or who are at risk for it.
  • Some people’s illness may be so severe that they need to be hospitalized.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


​October 21, 2021

Notice of recall of potentially contaminated whole onions

In response to a voluntary recall from ProSource Produce LLC and Keeler Family Farms, Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain whole onions from Chihuahua, Mexico may have been adulterated with Salmonella Oranienburg.

Please see Outbreak Investigation of Salmonella Oranienburg: Whole, Fresh Onions for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA:

  • Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


July 12, 2021

Notice of recall of Potentially Contaminated Tyson Fully Cooked Chicken Products

In response to a voluntary recall from Tyson Foods Inc., Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain Tyson Fully Cooked Chicken Breast products ultimately sourced from DOT Foods may have been adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Please see this FDA notice for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

  • Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.
  • Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics.
  • Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider of possibly having eaten the contaminated food.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


August 10, 2020

Notice of Potentially Contaminated Crabcake Products

In response to a voluntary recall from High Liner Foods, Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain Genuine Maryland-Style Premium Crab Cakes products ultimately sourced from High Liner Foods may have been adulterated with undeclared hydrolyzed soy protein.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

People who have a soy allergy or severe sensitivity to soy may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


March 31, 2020

Notice of Recall of Potentially Contaminated Vegetable Products

In response to a voluntary recall from East Coast Fresh, LLC (East Coast), Meriwether Godsey is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain Cubed Butternut Squash ultimately sourced from East Coast may have been adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA:

  • Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.
  • Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. 
  • Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider of possibly haven eaten the contaminated food.

Non-emergency questions or concerns about this notice, contact:
Meriwether Godsey
(434) 384-3663
purchasing@merig.com


January 6, 2020

Notice of Romaine Lettuce Return to Service

Following recommendations from both the FDA & the CDC, effective January 6, we will begin serving romaine lettuce grown outside of the Salinas CA growing region.

Meriwether Godsey is committed to serving safe food. We will monitor updates from the FDA & CDC daily, and make appropriate adjustments based on their recommendations.

Clients, customers or consumers with non-emergency questions or concerns are encouraged to call Meriwether Godsey at (434) 384-3663 or email purchasing@merig.com.


December 4, 2019

Notice of Potentially Contaminated Romaine Lettuce

In response to information provided by the FDA & CDC, Meriwether Godsey, Inc. the provider of dining, food and catering services, is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain romaine lettuce sourced from our vendors may have been adulterated with Escherichia coli (E. coli).

Please see this FDA notice for more information.

Meriwether Godsey removed all such products from its food stocks and supply chain on November 22, but the scope of the potentially adulterated romaine lettuce reaches back beyond current stock levels.

We will not serve these products until the advisory status indicates it is reasonable to do so.

Clients, customers or consumers with non-emergency questions or concerns are encouraged to call Meriwether Godsey at (434) 384-3663 or email purchasing@merig.com.


November 4, 2019

Notice of Recall of Potentially Contaminated Vegetable Products

In response to a voluntary recall from Mann Packing Company, Inc. (Mann Packing), Meriwether Godsey, Inc. the provider of dining, food and catering services, is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain vegetable products ultimately sourced from Mann Packing may have been adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Per Mann Packing, the products have a “Best if Enjoyed By” date of October 11, 2019 to November 16, 2019. Please see this Mann Packing notice as well as this FDA notice for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all the recalled produce products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA: 

  • Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.
  • Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. 
  • Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider of possibly haven eaten the contaminated food.

Clients, customers or consumers with non-emergency questions or concerns about this recall and/or this notice are encouraged to call Meriwether Godsey at (434) 384-3663 or email purchasing@merig.com.


October 2, 2019

Notice of Recall of Potentially Contaminated Poultry Products

In response to a recall from Tip Top Poultry, Inc. of Rockmart, Georgia, Meriwether Godsey, Inc. the provider of dining, food and catering services, is informing via this notice potentially affected clients, customers and consumers that certain poultry products ultimately sourced from Tip Top Poultry Inc. may have been adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Per the USDA, the frozen cooked, diced or shredded, ready-to-eat chicken products were produced between January 21, 2019 and September 24, 2019. See USDA news release 094-2019 for more detailed information on the recall.

Meriwether Godsey has removed all the recalled chicken products from its food stocks and supply chain, but the scope of the recall reaches back beyond current stock levels.

According to the USDA: 

  • Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Less commonly, persons outside these risk groups are affected.
  • Listeriosis can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. An invasive infection spreads beyond the gastrointestinal tract. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. In addition, serious and sometimes fatal infections in older adults and persons with weakened immune systems. Listeriosis is treated with antibiotics. 
  • Persons in the higher-risk categories who experience flu-like symptoms within two months after eating contaminated food should seek medical care and tell the health care provider of possibly haven eaten the contaminated food.

Clients, customers or consumers with non-emergency questions or concerns about this recall and/or this notice are encouraged to call Meriwether Godsey at (434) 384-3663 or email recalls@merig.com.