Alimentos Congelados Recalls Broccoli Cuts in USA
Alimentos Congelados, S.A. (Pinula) is voluntarily recalling 1,800 cases of Wylwood brand frozen broccoli cuts. According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the product may potentially be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes, a species of pathogenic bacteria that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Sourced from Guatemala, the broccoli has been distributed in 16-ounce polybags to retail stores in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina. Packaging is identified with UPC number 5193300110, and bag codes A25335P and A15335P
The recall stemmed from random testing of a retail package by representatives of the State of Ohio Department of Agriculture. Thus far the manufacturer has received no complaints about the product, and is not aware of any illnesses associated with its consumption.
Consumers seeking additional information may call +1 800-888-4646.