UPDATE: The recall notice on the FDA website has been revised to correct the “best buy” date on Lot number 14328001. The correct date is “12/2016” Stahlbush Island Farms Inc. (SIFI) of Corvallis, OR, is voluntarily recalling 10-ounce Stahlbush IQF Green Bean retail packages because they has 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. The product was distributed throughout the United Stated and Canada. The green beans were packaged for Stahlbush Island Farms Inc. by a co-packer into 10-ounce, Stahlbush IQF Green Bean paper retail packages. The recalled product is frozen and has the UPC code 6 38882 00053 7. The lot numbers are found on the back of the packages. The recalled product can be identified by these lot numbers and best-by dates:
#16034001, with a “best buy” code date of 02/03/18. #15097001, with a “best buy” code date of 04/07/17. #14328001, with a “best buy” code date of 12/2016. #15362001, with a “best buy” code date of 12/28/17. #14310002, with a “best buy” code date of 12/2016.
No other Stahlbush products are affected by this recall. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with affected Stahlbush products. The recall was initiated after SIFI was notified by the supplier of the green beans that the supplier had issued a recall of the green beans.