Local Stores Impacted By Packaged Vegetable Product Recall
If you recently purchased packaged vegetable products locally from Stop and Shop, Shoprite, Price Right, Target, Trader Joe's, and a number of other supermarkets, you might want to check the dates and the brand.
The Mann packaging company has issued a voluntary recall of more then 100 vegetable products sold in the United States and Canada for possible listeria contamination. The company has recalled packaged vegetables that were sold under a variety of brand names, including Mann's, HEB, Del Monte, Hungryroot, Marketside, O Organics, Signature Farms, Sysco and Trader Joe's.
It's important you check the packaging dates, all recalled packages have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of October 11, 2019, to November 16, 2019.
Click HERE for a list of all products affected by the recall.
The California based company that issued the recall said that according to the FDA, there haven't been any listeria cases reported yet, but they are taking this precaution as a preemptive strike to keep contaminated packages out of the public's hands.
Click HERE for a list of store's that currently carry these recalled product.
If you think you may have purchased one of these products, the company recommends you throw them out immediately, and if you need more information you can call the company at 1-844-927-0707.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.