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Food Recalls of Spinach and Ice Cream

26 March 2015   David McAtee
Spinach and Ice Cream recalls 

Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Spinach Because of Possible Health Risk 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Twin City Foods, Inc. is recalling the following products 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.

Cadia Organic Cut Spinach, 16 oz. frozen packages

UPC 15369 01165

Package code: 23424

Product distributed only in California

UPC 41250 02362

Package code: BEST BY FEB 2017 50415

Distributed to warehouses in MI, OH, and WI

 

Wild Harvest Organic Cut Leaf Spinach, 16 oz. frozen packages

UPC 11535 50170

Package code: SELL BY 08.DEC.2016 L084WE, Distributed to warehouses in AZ, CA, WA

No illnesses have been reported to date.  The Recalled Product was supplied to Twin City Foods by Coastal Green Vegetable Company LLC of Oxnard, CA which initiated a recall of the bulk spinach on March 20, 2015 due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Twin City Foods immediately notified all affected customers and initiated recalls of the retail packages on March 20, 2015. Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to not consume the product and immediately return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the retailer at which they purchased the affected product.

Consumers with any questions may contact Mark Hubbard at (804) 385-3772 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Label Images can be found at www.YavapaiHealth.com

Superior Foods, Inc., is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Exclusively At Target Stores. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Superior Foods, Inc., organic frozen spinach suppliers that Superior Foods, Inc., may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of 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. 

Product was distributed Nationwide at Target retail stores. 

 

Simply Balanced Organic Chopped Spinach 10-oz steam in bag

DPCI # (Department, Class, Item.) 270-00-0663

UPC Code - 85239 00663

Production Date Code and Best By Code

4360SF3 through 7 J1 Best By 26/06/2016

4360SF3 through 7 J2 Best By 26/06/2016

5026SF4 through 8 J1 Best By 26/07/2016

5026SF4 through 8 J2 Best By 26/07/2016

5051SF2 through 4 J1 Best By 20/08/2016

5051SF2 through 4 J2 Best By 20/08/2016

Superior Foods Inc., is not aware of any illnesses to date related to this event. Out of an abundance of caution, however, Superior Foods, Inc., is recalling these products based on the recall notice we received from our supplier. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration. Consumers who have any of the product identified are urged to dispose it, or return it to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or full refund.

Consumers with questions may call 1-866-672-0811 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  Label images can be found at www.YavpapaiHealth.com

 

Blue Bell Ice Cream Recalls 3 oz. Institutional/Food Service Ice Cream Cups – Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla (Tab Lid) – Because of Possible Health Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— March 23, 2015 —Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because they have the potential to be contaminated withListeria 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.

On March 22, the Kansas Department of Health & Environment reported one positive test for Listeria monocytogeneson a chocolate institutional/food service cup recovered from a hospital in Wichita, Kan. This cup was produced in the Broken Arrow, Okla., plant on April 15, 2014. These cups are not sold thru retail outlets such as convenience stores and supermarkets.

The ice cream cups listed below were distributed in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming via food service accounts.

Ice Cream Cup Chocolate (3 FL OZ) No UPC - SKU #453
Ice Cream Cup Strawberry (3 FL OZ) No UPC - SKU #452
Ice Cream Cup Vanilla (3 FL OZ) No UPC – SKU #451

There have been no reported illnesses to date.

This recall in no way includes Blue Bell Ice Cream half gallons, pints, quarts, 3 gallons or other 3 oz. cups. Label images can be seen at www.Yavapaihealth.com

Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information consumers with questions may call 979-836-7977, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST.