Country Fresh recalls fresh-cut vegetables
Country Fresh Inc. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 30,000 cases of various fresh-cut vegetable products, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The product in question was shipped to retailers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia under the Country Fresh and store brand labels.
The product bears “BEST IF USED BY” dates between August 7, 2016 (8/7/16) through August 19, 2016 (8/19/16). The product is in either a clear plastic container or in Styrofoam trays overwrapped with clear plastic film. No products except those on this list are subject to this recall.
To date, no illnesses have been confirmed by public health authorities.
Consumers who have purchased any of these products are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 281-453-3305, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT.
A full list of products subject to this recall is available on the Food and Drug Administration website.