Walmart and Costco Shoppers, take care: several reminders for Listeria
Several products have been drawn due to potential contamination, warn the FDA and the CDC.
Although we hope to avoid it, the threat of the disease of food origin is real and more common than we think. In progress Salmonella epidemic spread to 22 states , from January 18, while a Listeria The epidemic has Impossible for 26 people And has killed two so far, according to the latest data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Listeria's epidemic was linked to cotija cheese, fresco, cream and yogurt made by Rizo-López Foods, which prompted the company to issue a Total reminder February 5 for products of less than 13 brand names.
Now, however, more products containing these potentially contaminated ingredients are being fired, including several items sold at Costco, Albertsons, Walmart and Trader Joe's. Read the rest to find out if your last grocery transport is assigned by a reminder.
Salad kits can be contaminated.
According to a press release of February 8 of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Four varieties of salad kit have been voluntarily recalled by Ready Pac Foods, Inc. due to potential contamination by Listeria monocytogens .
The affected products included the "chopped kit southwest of 10.3 oz" and the crunch kit of the Ranch Ranch of 9.8 oz ", which were both distributed by Walmart. The Crunch Queso salad kit Crunch of 24 Oz "distributed by Costco has also been removed, as is the Fresh Mexed chopped kit of 10.5 oz" Ready Pac Bistro "distributed by Winco.
According to the reminder notice, a total of 15,751 cases were manufactured and distributed to these retailers between December 2023 and February 2024. Ready PAC urges customers who bought these kits to "reject immediately" the entire bag - Y including individual packages of individual packages of individual packages of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packages of individual packages Individual packages of individual packets of individual packages of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets of individual packets cheese - or return them to the place of purchase for a full reimbursement.
Universal products codes, user dates and other information is listed in the reminder.
The dressings and dips sold in Costco have also been removed.
Fresh creative foods have also voluntarily fired certain creams, all sauces, cotija cianastics, poblano césar vinaigrette, vinaigrette and a taco kit containing cheese ingredients which could be contaminated by Listeria . AE0FCC31AE342FD3A1346EBB1F342FCB
They were sold in retail points of sale such as Costco, H-E-B, Trader Joe's and Albertsons, by alert of February 7 of the FDA.
The dressings were sold in bottles, while the Taco kit was sold in a clear container. Similar to salad kits, customers were invited not to consume the products and to throw them or to return them.
Rojos Black Bean Dimply , which were exclusively sold in Costco, were also fired by Simply Fresh LLC due to the Cotija cheese recall, a distinct FDA alert published in the States of February 7.
Trader Joe had to pull additional foods.
Reminders do not stop there: Trader Joe's was forced to draw additional products containing Cotija cheese.
Potentially contaminated articles include the Joe trader chicken chicken (SKU 58292); Trader Joe's coriander salad clothing (SKU 36420); The chopped salad kit of trader Joe (SKU 74768); And Trader Joe's Southwest Salad (SKU 56077), by February 8 alert of the FDA. The products have been sold in trader Joe stores nationally and should not be consumed, the agency said. They can be thrown or returned to your local store for a refund.
Wondering if your specific purchase is recalled? FDAs Listeria epidemic investigation The page includes a complete list of recalled products, with additional information available in individual recall notices.
Keep an eye on symptoms.
So far, health agencies have received 26 reports of diseases, but the FDA asks everyone to keep an eye on certain symptoms. The signs of listeriosis generally appear within two weeks of the consumption of contaminated food. However, they can also start the same day or up to 10 weeks later.
Fever, muscle pain, nausea, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea are light symptoms of listeriosis, while headache, steep neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions indicate an infection More serious, said the FDA.
Sperages, newborns, people over 65 and those who are immunocompromised are particularly at risk. If you show symptoms of listeriosis, you must immediately contact your health care provider.
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