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Listeria positive prompts recall of frozen, organic green beans

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods LLC of Front Royal, VA, recalled two years worth of its frozen organic whole green beans today because Connecticut inspectors got positive results for Listeria monocytogenes on a random sample from a retailer. The frozen food company reported it distributed the frozen, organic green beans to retailers in a dozen states,… Continue Reading

Miami company recalls frozen vegetables because of Listeria

Barberi International Inc. based in Miami is recalling Sunmba brand frozen Ajiaco vegetable mix from stores across Florida because of positive test results for Listeria monocytogenes. Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services received the positive lab results from a routine product testing program. No illnesses had been reported in connection with the frozen vegetables… Continue Reading

3 brands of frozen corn recalled in 15 states because of Listeria

A Pennsylvania company is recalling three brands of its frozen corn that were distributed to 15 states because a package sampled from a retail store tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Cambridge Farms LLC of Lancaster, PA, has ceased the production and distribution of the frozen corn and is working with the Food and Drug Administration… Continue Reading

Ingredient supplier recalls frozen green beans for Listeria

A Pennsylvania frozen produce company has recalled an undisclosed volume of frozen, cut green beans because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall notice from JML Ingredients Inc. of  East Petersburg, PA, is dated July 22, but it was just posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website Thursday evening. “The recall was the… Continue Reading

Check again: New lots added to frozen vegetable recall

Dozens of additional lots of frozen organic vegetables distributed to Costco stores nationwide are under recall with the ConAgra Foods’ expansion of a recall of Watts Brothers Farms branded products. Organic mixed vegetables, organic sweet corn and organic peas are included in the expanded recalled and may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses had… Continue Reading

Frozen veg recall ripples through supply chain to J.R. Simplot, Dutch Treat Foods

Dutch Treat Foods Inc. issued a recall Tuesday for more than 3,000 pounds of Sweet Pea Pasta Salad because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, saying its supplier recalled one of the salad ingredients. The supplier, J.R. Simplot Co. notified its customers June 14 it was recalling bulk-shipped frozen peas and mixed vegetables after its… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Frozen veggies recalled in U.S., Canada for listeria

Fifteen frozen organic vegetable products distributed to retailers in at least 35 states and four Canadian provinces are under voluntary recall because of potential contamination with listeria monocytogenes. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, WA, posted the recall Friday because random samples of frozen organic peas and corn tested by Ohio health officials returned positive results… Continue Reading

Hy-Vee Recalls Summer Fresh Pasta Salad for Potential Listeria Contamination

Hy-Vee Inc. of West Des Moines, IA, has recalled its Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad sold in its stores’ kitchen department cold cases and salad bars. The product was recalled after Hy-Vee was notified that the frozen vegetables used to make the ready-to-eat pasta were potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The frozen vegetables were produced by… Continue Reading