365 Whole Foods Market brand frozen organic blackberries are being recalled from the marketplace because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

This recall was triggered by a recall in the United States. Whole Foods recalled various 365 Whole Foods Market brand frozen fruits in the U.S. on June 22. That recall can be viewed here

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the recalled product has been sold in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada.

Recalled product:

365 Whole Foods MarketOrganic Blackberries (frozen)284 g0 99482 40605 9Best if used by 09/16/2024

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.

Consumers should not consume, use, sell, serve or distribute recalled products.

About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any recalled cheese and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.

Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop. 

Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses. 

Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

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