HEALTH ALERT: Vegetable Recall
The USDA has issued a public health alert on recalled vegetables that could be in the Tampa Bay area.
Bay News 9 reports that federal food safety officials have issued this alert for several entrees that could contain ingredients that have been recalled because of possible listeria contamination.
BN9 says the products are packaged by the Mann Packaging Company, who announced today the voluntary recall of a series of vegetable products sold to select retailers in the United States and Canada.
The products may be under the Mann’s Packing Co. brand name, or under private labels such as Marketside (Walmart), H-E-B, and Trader Joe’s. The recalled vegetable products are listed HERE.
The recalled products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of October 11, 2019 to November 16, 2019. To see actual photos of the packages, and a complete list of entrees,with the UPC product code click HERE.
Listeria symptoms are fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, and confusion. It primarily affects older adults, or those with weak or compromised immune systems such as a pregnant women or newborns.
The USDA suggest you not use the entrees listed, and to either discard them or return them to the place of purchase. So far, there have been no illnesses reported from this recall.
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