General Mills Voluntarily Recalls a Limited Quantity of Frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 26, 2015 – Minneapolis – General Mills today announced a voluntary Class I recall of a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans produced over two days in March 2014. The recall is being issued as a precaution after one package of finished product tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No related illnesses have been reported in connection with this product.
This voluntary recall is limited to 10-ounce bags of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with either of two “Better If Used By” dates printed on the package:
The recalled product was produced and packaged in 2014. No other varieties or production dates of Cascadian Farm products are affected by this recall.
The Cascadian Farm frozen cut green beans were distributed to retail establishments nationwide.
Consumers are urged to dispose of the products affected by this recall. Consumers who have products covered by this recall may contact Cascadian Farm Consumer Relations at 1-800-624-4123 for a replacement.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit:
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.