Wegmans is recalling one lot code of green beans for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. there is no word on whether or not any illnesses have been reported to date.
The recalled product is River Valley Gold Italian Green Bans in 16 ounce packages. The UPC number is 7898211445 and the lot code is 29520-4J11B3N. They were sold in Wegmans stores.
If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Discard in a sealed container or return to the place of purchase for a refund. Then wash out your refrigerator with a mild bleach solution, since Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can grow at refrigerator temperatures.
If you ate this product, monitor yourself for the symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes food poisoning for the next 70 days. Those symptoms include headache, nausea, stiff neck, fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, back pain, and abdominal pain. If you do develop these symptoms, see your doctor. Pregnant women can be seriously affected by this bacteria, even though they are only mildly sick with flu-like symptoms, since listeriosis can cause miscarriage and stillbirth.