Frozen vegetables have been recalled after 15 different products tested positive for Listeria. If you’ve recently purchased frozen veggies from Costco or Meijer under the brand names Schwans, True Goodness by Meijer, Wellsley Farms Organic or Organic by Nature, you need to check your product packaging before serving them to your family.
The contaminated veggies were distributed by CRF Frozen Foods and include products like organic peas, sweet corn and vegetable medleys. This report from the Food and Drug Administration has details on product size, UPC numbers and use-by-dates you need to throw out.
According to the FDA, states and Canadian provinces that have had these products distributed in stores are as follows:
“We know the recalled frozen vegetables were distributed to retailers and distribution centers between September 13, 2015 and March 16 in the following states, and may be redistributed in other states nationwide: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan of Canada.”
If you have any of these products in your freezer, you can take them to the store you purchased them from for a complete refund.