Meijer, a Midwestern chain similar to Walmart (one of the food-selling chains affected in the recall), recalled nearly 20 different store brand produce items from its 235 supercenters and grocery stores in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
After the wholesaler discovered some of its products tested positive for listeria, it pulled more than 20 brands from stores in the United States and Canada.
Mann Packing issued a recall for a number of its produce products, including the ones shown here. Mann Packing is issuing this recall out of an abundance of caution.
While the bacteria may cause fever and diarrhea, just like other foodborne bugs, certain people are at greatly increased risk: the elderly, people with a weak immune system, pregnant women and their newborns.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled, but can still make you sick.
The products, sold in the United States and Canada, have "best if used by" dates from October 11 to October 20 listed on the front of the packaging.
See the full list, including UPC codes for all products, at fda.gov.
Whole Foods is recalling salads from 10 northern California stores, such as Veggie Power Blend, Sesame Chicken Power Salad and Mexican Chicken Power Salad.
Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas are recalling Ready.
Walmart: 12-oz. bags of broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli florets and stir fry medley are being recalled, along with 32-oz. bags of broccoli florets, 16-oz. bags of broccoli slaw, 10-ounce bags of cauliflower florets and super blend, 16-oz. bags of cauliflower and 2-lb. bags of vegetable medley. The company urged anyone who purchased potentially contaminated products to discard them or return them for a full refund. Triple B consumers can call Michael Ruff, Director of Food Safety for Triple B, at 1-206-577-9852, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.to 7 p.m.