Alimentos Congelados, S.A. Recalls Frozen Broccoli Cuts


Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of  WYLWOOD Fresh Frozen Broccoli Cuts in 16 OZ (1 LB) bags with a UPC 5193300110 (bag code: A25335P and A15335P) due to the potential contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes. The State of Ohio Department of Agriculture’s routne test showed a positive result for Listeria Monocytogenes during an inspection.

Consumers who purchased the Frozen Broccoli Cuts are urged not to consume this product and throw it away.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term flu-like symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. It can also cause seroious infections in young children, elderly and otherw with a weakened immune system.

Consumers who wish to receive a refund or need further assitance, should call the company’s Consumer Affairs department at 1-800-888-4646.

Source: FDA