Trader Joe's, Green Giant and Signature Farms Vegetables Recalled Due To Serious Infection
Growers Express recalls fresh vegetables due to possible listeria infection.
Butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and selected vegetarian mixes are on the list of voluntary reviews. They were sold under the brands Green Giant Fresh, Trader Joe's and Signature Farms, according to the recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website on Monday.
Products come from the Growers Express plant in Biddeford, Maine.
According to the report, one sample tested positive for listeria in the Massachusetts Department of Health. No illnesses were reported.
Most products have a date for use from June 26 to June 29. Canned or frozen vegetables Green Giant review is not affected.
“The safety of our consumers is our top priority,” said Tom Byrne, President of Growers Express. "We carry out deep disinfection of the entire facility and our line equipment, as well as ongoing inspections in addition to our usual sanitation checks, as well as quality and safety tests before resuming production."
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, listeriosis is a serious infection that Disteria Listeria monocytogenes causes. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, stiff muscles, confusion and muscle pain. People usually report symptoms one to four weeks after infection.
Trader Joe's sold recallable products in stores in the 29 states and Washington DC.
Other recalled items were sold in grocery stores, including Food Lion, Stop & Shop, Shaws and smaller chains.
Consumers who have bought any of the products listed below are advised to throw them away or make a refund.
Recalled products include:
- Green Giant Fresh Cauliflower Sweet Potato Crumbles, UPC 605806000515, Best By 6 / 28 / 2019
- Green Giant Fresh Cauliflower “Fried Rice” Blend, UPC 605806000744, Best By 6 / 28 / 2019
- Green Giant Fresh Butternut Diced, UPC 605806138010, Best By 6 / 26 / 2019
- Green Giant Fresh Butternut Cubed, UPC 605806138218, Best By 6 / 26 / 2019
- Green Giant Fresh Ramen Bowl, UPC 605806027864, Best By 6 / 28 / 2019
- Signature Farms Cauliflower Crumbles, UPC 2113098438, Best By 6 / 28 / 2019
- Green Giant Fresh Zucchini Noodles, UPC 605806000881, Best By 6 / 26 / 2019, 6 / 29 / 2019
- Trader Joe's Butternut Squash Spirals, UPC 623391, Best By 6 / 28 / 2019
- Trader Joe's Zucchini Spirals, UPC 634908, Best By 6 / 27 / 2019
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