Listeria concerns prompt massive recall of vegetables sold in Walmart, ALDI

(WROC-TV) -  A massive recall has been issued for vegetables sold in stores across the country.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says Mann Packing issued a voluntary recall after its minimally processed vegetable products may be contaminated with listeria.

“As an owner of this company and a mom, providing safe and healthy foods to our consumers and their families is always our top priority,” said Gina Nucci, Director of Corporate Marketing. “This voluntary recall is a reflection of our commitment to ensuring the safety of our consumers.”

The company found a positive result on one of the products during a random sampling. So far, no reported illnesses have been connected to the products.

Customers are asked to throw the products away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund.

The products have the “best if used by” dates from Oct. 11 to Oct. 20.

Affected brands include:

  • Walmart store brand: Broccoli Florets, Broccoli Cauliflower Florets, Broccoli Slaw, Stir Fry Medley, Cauliflower Florets, Cauliflower, Super Blend and Vegetable Medley.
  • Trader Joe’s store brand: Kohlrabi Salad Blend.
  • Aldi store brand Little Salad Bar Broccoli Florets and Broccoli Slaw.
  • Safeway and Albertson’s store brands: Signature Farms, Meat & Cheese Tray, Broccoli Cauliflower Florets, Broccoli Slaw, Broccoli Stir Fry, Broccoli Florets, Veggie Tray with Ranch Dip, Vegetable Medley and Veggie & Hummus Tray.
  • H-E-B store brand: Broccoli Carrots, Broccoli Cauliflower, Broccoli Florets, Broccoli Slaw; Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad, Veggie Toss Kit, Caulibit Mushroom Sauce, Caulibits Chopped Cauliflower, Cauliflower Florets, Fiesta Salad, Power Slaw, Stir Fry Medley and Vegetable Medley.
  • Archer Farms brand: Broccoli Florets, Broccoli Cauliflower Florets, Broccoli Slaw, Broccoli Medley, Cauliflower Florets, Brussels Sprouts and Shaved Brussels Sprouts.
  • Cross Valley Farms restaurant food service bags of Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower Florets, Spiral Cut Kohlrabi and Superfood Slaw.
  • Sysco Natural restaurant food service bags of Broccoli Cole Slaw.

You can read about all the contaminated products here.

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