The National Frozen Food Corporation is recalling frozen green peas and frozen mixed vegetables after the company's tests revealed a potential listeria contamination, the company announced.
The recalled items include frozen mixed vegetables and peas packaged by Bountiful Harvest, First Street, Great Value, Live Smart, Market Pantry and Sprout.
The products being recalled were distributed in retail stores nationwide between Sept. 2, 2015 and June 2, 2016. The recalled items can be identified by the date codes printed on the back of the retail sized bag or the side of the master case. Click here for a full list of products being recalled.
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There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items, according to the National Frozen Food Corp.
Following the cooking instructions on products can reduce infection risk, the company said. The elderly, children, pregnant women and those who suffer from weakened immune systems are the most susceptible to listeria. People who contract it usually show signs of a fever, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhea. Infection is liable to spread into areas of the gastrointestinal tract and the nervous system, and some infections can cause death.
Consumers who purchased products affected by the recall should not consume them. They may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers can also contact the company at 1-800-253-8269 Monday – Friday 8.am to 5 p.m (PT).