Frozen Corn Recall Over Listeria Concerns
Check the freezer. You may have recalled frozen corn. Bonduelle USA, a Brockport, New York company is recalling over nine thousand cases of frozen corn because it may be contaminated with Listeria.
The frozen cut corn was distributed to stores in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.
The affected frozen cut corn:
•WYLWOOD Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ (1 LB), UPC 051933002401, Codes: Best By June 2017 K51564 and K51574;
•MARKET BASKET Cut Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ. (1 LB.), UPC 049705693414, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574;
•Bountiful Harvest WHOLE KERNEL CUT CORN, NET WT. 40 OZ. (2.5 LBS.), UPC 822486120597, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574;
•WEST CREEK FROZEN VEGETABLES Cut Corn, NET WT. 2.5 LBS., UPC 00806795285239 Code: Best By June 2017 K51574.
The company has not received any complaints and is not aware of any illnesses associated with the product.
The company has stopped distribution the product, and they are working with the US Food and Drug Administration to find out what caused the problem.
Anyone who purchased the product are urged to throw it away. If you need a refund or have question, call 1-877-990-2662, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm EST.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Get more details on the recall at FDA.gov.