Sager Creek Foods Inc. of Walnut Creek, CA, a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods Inc., announced a recall Friday of approximately 15,000 shipped cases of primarily non-retail canned beans and peas because they could contain trace amounts of shellfish contamination.

Sysco Reliance canned green beans label
Sysco Reliance brand green beans are one of the canned vegetables included in this recall. To see product labels for all of the products included in the recall, click on the image.
Of the 15,000 cases being recalled, 14,761, or 98.5 percent, were distributed to foodservice customers. Photos of all of the recalled the product labels are posted on the Food and Drug Administration website where the recall was posted on Sunday. The products were shipped to these states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue to date. There is no risk for people who do not have a shellfish allergy, the company stated. The products are sold in 106-ounce metal cans with Best By Dates of JUN 01 19 printed on the top and contain the following UPC numbers and product names:

0 34700 01224 4 Allens Cut Green Beans
0 34700 01224 7 Allens Cracker Barrel Label
0 74865 12172 9 Reliance BL Cut Green Beans
7 58108 01041 3 Monarch SWD Cut Green Beans
7 58108 01048 2 Monarch Mixed Cut Green Beans
8 06795 04718 9 Silver Source SH/C Green Beans
0 74865 02895 9 Reliance MX/SH Cut Green Beans
0 34700 63214 8 Allens Field Peas with Snaps

Shellfish is an allergen that can cause serious and sometimes fatal reaction in people with shellfish allergy. Shellfish allergy symptoms differ from person to person and may include hives, watery eyes, swelling of face, lips, tongue and hands, coughing and wheezing, vomiting, diarrhea, or anaphylaxis. If customers or consumers have any of the listed products with the indicated UPC codes and Best By dates, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling the toll-free hotline at 800-543-3090, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT, or by visiting

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