Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Organic Peas And Mixed Vegetables Because Of Possible Health Risk

Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Organic Peas And Mixed Vegetables Because Of Possible Health Risk

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Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Organic Peas And Mixed Vegetables Because Of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release
May 6, 2016
Chad Bernard
(804) 775-1939
Twin City Foods, Inc.

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As part of the ongoing recall of CRF Frozen Foods vegetables, Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Washington is voluntarily recalling items containing organic peas it received from CRF Frozen Foods. These products include Central Market Organic Peas and Mixed Vegetables, HEB Organic Mixed Vegetables, Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables, and Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Listeria monocytogenes is 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.
No illnesses to date have been reported to Twin City Foods for the products listed below.
These products were shipped to distribution centers in California, Texas and Washington.
The Best Used By date or Package Code is located on the back of the package in black ink. Only these specific codes are involved in the recall.
UPC Product Name Net Wt. Packing Code
4122010240 Central Markets Organics Green Peas 16 oz. Best Used By DEC.09.2017
4122081674 Central Markets Organics Green Peas 12 oz. Best Used By JAN.08.2018
4122010249 Central Markets Organics Mixed Vegetables 16 oz. Best Used By DEC.05.2017
Best Used By JAN.11.2018
4122004013 HEB Organics Mixed Vegetables 16 oz. Best Used By MAR.04.2018
Best Used By MAR.25.2018
7307381875 Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables 16 oz. 20886
4256300160 Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables 10 oz. Best Used By JAN.11.2018
Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and immediately return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund.
Thisrecall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers with any questions may contact Chad Bernard at (804) 775-1939 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, or email to [email protected]
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* 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.
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