The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced a voluntary recall for select vegetable products produced by Mann Packing Co. due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination concern. Representatives from Mann Packing Co. did not immediately return Red Tricycle’s request for comment.
If you have these products in your home, read on for important recall information.
Recalled Product Description: Vegetable Products
The current recall includes a number of different Mann Packaging Co. vegetable products sold under HEB, HEB Organic, Hungryroot, Kroger Organic, Compliments, Mann’s, US Foods, Mann’s Family Favorites, Mann’s Organic, Mann’s Snacking Favorites, Marketside, Marketside Organic, O Organics, Signature Farms, Sysco Imperial, Trader Joe’s and Del Monte brand names. For a full list of recalled products visit Mann’s website here.
Why the Vegetables Were Recalled
The recall was issued due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes. According to the FDA, “To date, public health officials have not reported any illness associated with these products.”
Listeria monocytogenes can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, headaches, high fever, nausea and stiffness. It can also cause miscarriage or stillbirth in pregnant women.
How to Tell If Your Vegetables Were Recalled
Consult the full list of recalled products here for applicable UPC Codes. All products have a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of Oct. 11, 2019 to Nov. 16, 2019.
What Consumers Can Do
Do not eat the recalled products. Throw the vegetables away and contact Mann Packing Co. at 1-844-927-0707 or email the company at email@example.com.
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