Dutch Treat Foods is recalling 3,087 pounds of Sweet Pea Pasta Salad because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. This recall is due to the J.R. Simplot company recalling products that may be contaminated. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product, and the potential contamination did not originate at the Dutch Treat Foods facility.
The recalled Sweet Pea Pasta Salad was sold bulk in 10 pound cases (2 five pound bags) to two distributors in Michigan: Lipari Foods and Sysco Grand Rapids, under the Dutch Treat Foods label. It was also sold in retail stores in Michigan and directly from the Dutch Treat Foods facility in bulk 10 pound cases, 2 pound containers, and 14 ounce containers. The recalled product has “USE BY” dates of 06/09/16 through 07/01/16.
If you purchased this product, do not eat it. Throw it away in a double bagged or sealed container, or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Then clean out your refrigerator with a mild bleach solution to kill any bacteria. Listeria bacteria can grow at refrigerator temperatures. Wash your hands with soap and water after handling this product.
If you ate any of this product, monitor yourself for the symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes food poisoning for the next 70 days. Those symptoms include high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, nausea, muscle aches, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. If you do get ill, please see your doctor.