Oct. 23, 2017 — A California firm has recalled greater than 100 vegetable merchandise offered in main retailers over considerations they may be contaminated with listeria.
Mann Packing introduced the recall on Oct. 19 after the Canadian Meals Inspection Company discovered one product contaminated in a random sampling.
The merchandise, offered in america and Canada, have “finest if utilized by” dates from Oct. 11 to Oct. 20 listed on the entrance of the packaging. An inventory of all affected merchandise might be discovered right here. They embrace packaged combined greens, Brussels sprouts, and vegetable trays. In all, 131 completely different merchandise are included.
The merchandise have been offered as retailer manufacturers at a number of main nationwide retailers, together with Walmart, Dealer Joe’s, Goal, Meijer, Safeway, and Entire Meals.
Listeria monocytogenes could cause severe and generally deadly infections in younger youngsters, frail or aged individuals, and others with weakened immune programs.
The FDA says that though wholesome individuals could endure solely short-term signs similar to a excessive fever, extreme headache, stiffness, nausea, belly ache, and diarrhea, listeria an infection could cause miscarriages, stillbirths, and early labor amongst pregnant girls.
Public well being authorities have reported no diseases related to the recalled meals.
Customers who’ve purchased any of the meals ought to throw it away or return it to the place they purchased it for a full refund. Customers with questions could contact Mann Packing’s 24-hour client line at 888-470-2681 or go to veggiesmadeeasy.com/media.
“As an proprietor of this firm and a mother, offering secure and wholesome meals to our customers and their households is all the time our prime precedence,” Gina Nucci, Mann Packing’s director of company advertising, stated in an announcement. “This voluntary recall is a mirrored image of our dedication to making sure the security of our customers.”