Meijer grocery stores have announced a recall of some of their brand
produce items due to potential risks of Listeria monocytogenes
spans to produce sold between Sept. 27 and Oct. 20 in Meijer stores
across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin,
according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
chain received a notice of possible contamination from Mann Packing,
a Salinas, Calif.based supplier that sources branded produce for
Food Inspection Agency originally identified evidence of the
contamination. Recalled items include pre-packaged weighted items
like broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, brussels sprout slices and a
number of vegetable party trays of various sizes and weights.
organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal symptoms in the
young, elderly or ailing including high fever, severe headache,
stiffness, nausea, stomach pain and diarrhea. Infections can also
cause miscarriages or stillbirths in already pregnant women.
For a list of
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asked to either throw away the items or return them to any Meijer
store for a refund.