US: Listeria prompts recall of fresh-cut vegetables in 9 states
Food Safety News: A Texas company is recalling 30,000 cases of fresh-cut vegetable products from eight retail chains â€” including Wal-Mart, QuikTrip and Publix â€” after a random sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Country Fresh LLC of Conroe, TX, distributed various combinations of 45 different fresh-cut vegetable products to retailers in nine states. “The company has ceased distribution of the affected product as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Country Fresh continue their investigation as to what caused the problem,” according to the recall notice. No illnesses had been reported in connection with the fresh-cut vegetables as of the posting of the recall notice on the FDA’s website.
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