Cambridge Farms, LLC Recalls Three Brands Of Frozen Cut Corn Because Of Possible Health Risk
For Immediate Release
August 19, 2016
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Cambridge Farms, LLC of Lancaster, PA is recalling the below 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, Listeriainfection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The Specific products / production codes included in this recall are:
Laura Lynn Frozen Cut Corn in a 16 oz. Polybag – UPC 8685401734
Code SWFF/R10312, Best by 4/11/18
Code SWFFR/10452, Best by 5/09/18
Code SWFF/R10609, Best by 6/6/18
Laura Lynn Frozen Cut Corn in a 32 oz. Polybag – UPC 8685401717
Code SWFF/R 10482, Best by 5/10/18
Key Food Frozen Cut Corn in a 16 oz. Polybag – UPC 7329607091
Code SWFF/R10320, Best by 4/11/18
Code SWFF/R10405, Best by 5/2/18
Better Valu Frozen Cut Corn in a 14 oz. Polybag – UPC 7980124561
Code SWFF/R10308, Best by 4/11/18
The above codes will be on the back of the retail package.
The above products were distributed in the following states: NC, SC, TN, AL, GA, VA, NY, CT, NJ, PA, OH, WV, KY, MD and FL. These products are sold thru retail supermarkets.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was the result of a routine sampling program by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture which revealed that the finished product they sampled from a retail store contained the bacteria. In an abundance of caution, the company has included all cut corn products which may have been produced using the same lot of cut corn. Cambridge Farms, LLC has ceased the production and distribution of the product and continues their investigation as to what caused the problem.
Consumers who have purchased any of the above items are urged to not consume it and to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-717-945-5178 Monday through Friday during the hours of 8:00AM to 5:00PM Eastern Daylight Time.