Batches from seven brands of frozen green beans and mixed vegetables have been recalled by a Seattle-based manufacturer over fears of a listeria contamination.
National Frozen Foods recalled vegetables distributed in these states: Florida, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
The recall covers the following brands and lot numbers:
- Bountiful Harvest Foundations and Bountiful Harvest Originals green beans, lot No. 17100903A02;
- Sysco Classic and Sysco Imperial green beans, lot No. 17102703A03;
- NW Treasure green beans, lot No. 17102603A02;
- Valamont green beans, lot No. 38474-7H08F3N and 38510-7H11F3N;
- The World’s Harvest green beans, lot Nos. 38475-7H08F3N and 38475-7H08G3N.
- Simplot Classic’s Meadow Blend mixed vegatables, lot No. 965AUG081705H; and
- Monarch’s Capri Blend mixed vegetables, lot Nos. 38511-7H11G3N and 38511-7H11H3N.
Lot numbers can be found on the back of the 32-ounce bags.
Listeria monocytogenes cause listeriosis, an infection in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems, which can sometimes be fatal. It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths when pregnant women. Healthy people may deal with diarrhea, nausea, harsh headaches, feverish temperatures, stomach pains and muscle stiffness from an infection.