Possible Listeria Contamination in Vegetables Sold at Walmart, Target and Trader Joe’s.

Vegetables SoldMann Packing has issued a voluntary recall on several of their bagged vegetables and salads due to a possible listeria contamination. The recalled products are sold at Walmart, Target and Trader Joe’s.

What is being recalled:

Walmart: 2oz. bags of broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli florets and stir fry medley.  Also recalled are 32oz. bags of broccoli florets, 16oz. bags of broccoli slaw, 10oz. bags of cauliflower florets and super blend, 16oz. bags of cauliflower and 2lb. bags of vegetable medley. 

Trader Joe’s: 10oz. bags of kohlrabi salad blend.

Target (Archer Farms): 12oz. bags of broccoli slaw, broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli medley and brussels sprouts and 9oz. bags of shaved brussels sprouts and 10oz. bags of cauliflower florets.

All packages have “best if used by” dates of Oct. 11 – Oct. 20, 2017 on the front side of the packaging.

Consumers who purchased the recalled products are urged to not eat the affected products and to return them for a full refund.

The recall came about when the company did a random sampling of one of their products that tested positive for listeria.  

So far there have been no reports of illness due to the consumption of these products.

Recovering compensation after an injury from a defective product

If you can prove that your food poisoning or food related illness or injury was caused by a contaminated or misbranded food product, you may be able to pursue a product liability claim against the business that sold or prepared that food product. You should also contact your local health department to report the incident.

A claim against the negligent business or manufacturer for food poisoning or food related illness or injury will seek recovery of medical bills, lost wages, out of pocket expenses and pain and suffering.

If you or someone you know have been injured or diagnosed with food poisoning due to a contaminated or misbranded food product, call Berger and Green at 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh today.

Source: Syracuse.com, “Nationwide vegetable recall hits Walmart, Trader Joe’s, Target”