Recall: Just Cut Broccoli Florets
On 2017-10-23, the FDA announced that Paragon Wholesale Foods is conducting a recall on Broccoli Florets due to possible contamination with listeria. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Just Cut during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 34 food recalls due to potential contamination, including fresh vegetable trays and cups, salad kits and stir fry mixes and more. Additionally, there have been 65 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 26 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Paragon Wholesale Foods
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Pennsylvania
Product Description: Broccoli Florets
Brand Name(s): Just Cut
Reason for Recall: Listeria monocytogenes
Official Recall Date: 2017-10-23
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Paragon Wholesale Foods Corp., of Warrendale, PA, is recalling several lots of 1.7 ounce Broccoli Florets in response to a nationwide recall by one of its suppliers, Mann Packing (Salinas, CA) because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Read More.
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