Company Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk


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PASCO, Wash., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling fifteen frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No illnesses have been reported to date, but the company is recalling the products as a precaution. The Listeria was discovered through routine testing by state health officials in Ohio. Listeria monocytogeneswas found to be present in one lot of Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) organic petite green peas and one lot of IQF organic white sweet cut corn.

Recalled items were sold in plastic bags and are marked with Use By Dates located on the back of the package. Listed below are details regarding the recalled items:

Label

Size

Item

UPC

Use By Date

True Goodness by Meijer

10 oz

Organic Petite Green Peas

7 13733 43099 9

11/26/2017

True Goodness by Meijer

10 oz

Organic White Sweet Corn

7 13733 43098 2

11/21/2017

Wellsley Farms Organic

4 lb

Organic Mixed Veg

8 88670 01013 6

10/25/2017

Wellsley Farms Organic

4 lb

Organic Green Peas

8 88670 00997 0

2/10/2018

Wellsley Farms Organic

4 lb

Organic Green Peas

8 88670 00997 0

2/15/2018

Wellsley Farms Organic

4 lb

Organic Green Peas

8 88670 00997 0

3/17/2018

Organic by Nature - Canada

2.5 kg

Organic Green Peas

846358000619

10/22/2017

Organic by Nature - Canada

2.5 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

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

11/16/2017

2B5320

We know the recalled frozen vegetables were distributed to retailers and distribution centers betweenSeptember 13, 2015 and March 16 in the following states, and may be redistributed in other states nationwide: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan ofCanada.

Consumers are urged not to consume these products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store where they purchased them for a refund or simply discard them. Consumers seeking information may call 844.551.5595 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time.

SOURCE CRF Frozen Foods

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