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Widespread Frozen Vegetable Recall

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Today, there are robo-calls going out to talk about a widespread, frozen vegetable recall. Locally, Costco and other retailers sell more than a dozen types of frozen vegetables by CRF Frozen Foods. Below is the press release from CRF Frozen Foods giving details as to products and their UPC codes and Use by Dates.

If you have these products, you should not use them – and return them to the store for a refund.

Official Press Release

CRF Frozen Foods Recalls Frozen Vegetables Due to Possible Health Risk

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 monocytogenes was 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 between September 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 of Canada.

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