December 11, 2016

Listeria Recall for Vegetables Sold at Walmart, Winn Dixie, QuickTrip and More

A Listeria recall has been issued for fresh-cut vegetables sold at Walmart, Winn Dixie, QuickTrip, Spinx, Freshpoint, Bi-lo, Harris Teeter and Publix. Consumers who have recently purchased fresh-cut vegetables from these stores should check recall information carefully. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported, however, products covered by the recall should not be consumed as Listeria can cause serious illness or death. Country Fresh of Conroe, Texas, issued the recall of  30,000 cases of various vegetable products after being notified that tests conducted by the Georgia Department of Agriculture as part of a routine sampling program were positive for Listeria. The recalled products were shipped to retailers with stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, … [Read more...]

JML Recalls IQF Cut Green Beans for Listeria

JML Ingredients Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Symptoms of a Listeria infection include fever, stiff neck, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. In addition to pregnant women, those most at risk are young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems.   … [Read more...]

Watts Brothers Frozen Vegetable Listeria Recall Expanded

ConAgra Foods is expanding the recall of Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn (Yellow/Gold), and Organic Peas that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them. The recalled products were produced on May 5, 2016 and have not been available for purchase since this date. Health officials encourage consumers to check their freezers. At the time of the recall, there had been no reported illnesses, according to the company. However, Listeria can cause illness and death. Those most at risk of infection are young children, frail or elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of an infection include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and … [Read more...]

National Frozen Foods Listeria Recall for Frozen Vegetables

National Frozen Foods Corporation has issued a recall for frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products were sold under the names Bountiful Harvest, First Street, Great Value, Live Smart, Market Pantry and Sprouts at retail stores nationwide between September 2, 2015 and June 2, 2016. Consumers who have purchased these brands of frozen vegetables should check recall information carefully for affected product codes. Anyone who has purchased the recalled vegetables should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. Consumers who have already eaten products under recall should monitor themselves for … [Read more...]

HelloFresh Frozen Peas Recalled for Listeria

HelloFresh of New York, N.Y. is recalling frozen peas that may be contaminated with Listeria. The recall was issued after the company was notified by a supplier that the peas may be contaminated. Consumers who have purchased HelloFresh meals containing these peas should not eat them. The peas were included in HelloFresh recipe kits delivered the week of June 11-15, 2016 and the weeks of March 12-25, 2016. The were delivered by a third-party delivery service in Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, and Georgia, as part of the following meals:  "Summer Vegetable Salad with Seared Chicken, Garlic Croutons, and Mustard-Chive Vinaigrette" … [Read more...]

Piggly Wiggly Recalls Frozen Yellow Cut Corn

Piggly Wiggly brand frozen Yellow Cut Corn is being recalled for potential risk that it may contain Listeria monocytogenes. The recall is part of the CRF Frozen Foods recall. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can casue serious illness and death. Listeria symptoms incude high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Among pregnant women, it can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. The recalled product was labeled Piggly Wiggly brand Frozen Yellow Cut Corn and sold i 2 lb bags with UPC number: 4129075181 and Lot Code: CORN0J14FXA. Consumers who have purchased this product should throw it away. … [Read more...]

HyVee Recalls Frozen Fried Rice Products for Listeria

Vegetable Fried Rice and frozen Hy-Vee Chicken Fried Rice are being recalled for potential Listeria contamination. Consumers who have purchased these products should bit eat them. The recall affects Hy-Vee stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin between July 24, 2014, and May 12, 2016. But Hy-Vee is recalling these two products from all of its stores. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Among pregnant women, it can cause miscarriages and stillbirths. The recalled Vegetable Fried Rice product was sold in 1 lb. bags with the UPC … [Read more...]

Listeria Recall Roundup Walmart, Aldi, Publix, Schnucks

There are so many Listeria recalls right now it’s hard to keep up. Two potentially contaminated food sources – frozen vegetables and sunflower seeds – have spawned numerous recalls. To help consumers stay up-to-date, Food Poisoning Bulletin has organized the recalls by retailer. Consumers who shop at these stores should check the list of recalls carefully as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods and sold under a variety of brand names have been linked to a Listeria outbreak that has sickened at least eight people in three states. Two of these people ate Organic by Nature brand frozen vegetables before they became sick. Organic by Nature is one of 42 brands of packaged frozen vegetables produced by CRF that have been recalled. Frozen … [Read more...]

CDC Weighs in on CRF Frozen Vegetable Listeria Outbreak

Listeria in frozen vegetables produced by CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington has sickened at least eight people in three states since September 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All eight people were hospitalized and two people died, although listeriosis was not considered to be the cause of death for either of them, the CDC said. Epidemiologic and laboratory investigations show frozen vegetables produced by CRF and sold under various brand names are a likely source of this outbreak.  The company has issued a recall for 358 consumer products sold under 42 separate brands. Consumers are urged to check their freezers for these products. Anyone who has purchased a recalled product should not eat it as Listeria can cause serious illness and … [Read more...]

Listeria Recall for Wellsley Farms Organic, True Goodness, Organic By Nature, Schwan’s Frozen Vegetables

This post was updated May 4 to link to the expanded recall issued by CRF on May 2. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington has issued  a recall for frozen vegetables that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased these products should not eat them as Listeria can cause serious illness and death. Those most at risk of Listeria infections are young children, pregnant women, seniors and people with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of listeriosis include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Among pregnant women, listeriosis can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature birth and infection in newborns. At the time of the recall, no illnesses had been reported. However, symptoms of a Listeria infection can take as … [Read more...]

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