Frozen Vegetables Recalled For Possible Contamination
Mixed frozen vegetables are being recalled across the country due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington has voluntarily recalled over a dozen different frozen vegetable items that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can sometimes cause fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly adults and anyone with a weakened immune system.
Listeria infection represents as high fever, nausea, severe headache, stiffness, abdominal pain and diarrhea and can cause miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant women.
Listeria was found in the CRF Frozen Foods products during routine testing by health officials in Ohio and though no illnesses have been reported to date, the company immediately recalled all items that had the potential of being contaminated.
Those items are:
Label Size Item UPC Use By Date True Goodness By Meijer 10 oz. Organic Petite Green Peas 713733430999 11/26/2017 True Goodness By Meijer 10 oz. Organic White Sweet Corn 713733430982 11/21/2017 Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Mixed Veg 888670010136 10/25/2017 Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 888670009970 2/10/2017 Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 888670009970 2/15/2018 Organic By Nature - Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 10/22/2017 Organic By Nature - Canada 42.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 12/3/2017 Organic By Nature - Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 3/16/2018 Organic By Nature 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 846358000695 10/25/2017 Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic Green Peas 846358000633 2/15/2018 Organic By Nature - Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 3/16/2018 Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic Veg Medley w/ Shelled Edamame 846358000657 2/11/2018 Organic By Nature 4 lb. Organic White Supersweet Corn 846358000701 11/19/2017 Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic White Supersweet Corn 846358000640 9/13/2017 Schwan's 16 oz. Organic SS Yellow & White Cut Corn 007218060433 2B5320
The items were reportedly shipped between September 13, 2015 and March 16, 2016 and may have been distributed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, among other states.
If you have any of these products in your home, you are urged not to consume them, but to take them back to the store of purchase for a full refund or to simply discard them.
Anyone with questions about the recall can call call 844.551.5595 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time.