Trader Joe’s, Green Giant Vegetables Recalled Due to Listeria

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Biddleford, ME—Vegetables sold under the brands Green Giant, Trader Joe’s, and Signature Farms have been recalled, according to a press release posted by FDA.

The products originate from a Growers Express production facility in Biddleford, Maine, and were recalled due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. There are currently no reported illnesses.

The products are labeled with a “Best If Used By” date of June 26-June 29, 2019.

Tom Byrne, president of Growers Express, said in the release: “We self-reported the need for this recall to the U.S. FDA and stopped production immediately after being notified of a single positive sample by the Massachusetts Department of Health. We are deep sanitizing the entire facility and our line equipment, as well as conducting continued testing on top of our usual battery of sanitation and quality and safety tests before resuming production.”

A full list of distributors, products, and lot numbers is available here.

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