Walmart, Trader Joe's among brands in nationwide vegetable recall


Mann Packing of Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling minimally processed vegetable products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Contamination was detected through a single random sampling by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and no illnesses associated with the products have been reported, the FDA stated in its recall announcement last Thursday.

The products were distributed with the "best if used by" dates of October 11-20, according to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration report.

Archer Farms 12-oz. bags of broccoli slaw, broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli medley and brussels sprouts, 9-oz. bags of shaved brussels sprouts and 10-oz. bags of cauliflower florets.

Trader Joe's store brand Kohlrabi Salad Blend.

Walmart store brand Broccoli Florets; Broccoli Cauliflower Florets; Broccoli Slaw; Stir Fry Medley; Cauliflower Florets; Cauliflower; Super Blend and Vegetable Medley.

Recalled products at Walmart include 12-oz. bags of the following items: broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli florets and stir fry medley.

Most people report symptoms between one to four weeks after contamination, some have reported symptoms as late as 70 days after exposure or as early as the same day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Listeria infections can be fatal in the young, the elderly, anyone with damaged immune systems and can cause pregnancy miscarriages or stillbirths. Here is a link to their website that has the complete list of products.