Reason for Recall: Listeria monocytogenes
Company: National Frozen Foods Corp.
Product: quick frozen green beans
Details: A notice from the U.S. Department of Defense Commissary Agency reported the following products sold in its commissary stores were included in the recall:
- SYS IMP Bean Green Whole IQF NWP, 12/2 pounds: Lot number 17102703A03, MPC V5404
- NW TRES Bean Green Cut, 1/30 pounds: Lot number 17102603A02, MPC 62406-9007
- SYS CLS Bean Green Cut GR A P, 12/2 pounds: Lot number 17102703A03, MPC 1435197
In 2015 and 2016, NFFC initiated a total of 13 voluntary recalls of various individual quick frozen (IQF) vegetable products because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to FDA Enforcement Report records. None of those recalled products were linked to illness reports. The company did not initiate any public recalls in 2017.
On Jan. 19, JustFoodForDogs LLC recalled three flavors of dog food containing human-grade green beans after lab tests found Listeria monocytogenes in a sample of the green beans. The company advised the restaurant supply distributor from which it had purchased the green beans of the lab results.
Neither JustFoodForDogs nor the manufacturer have confirmed that NFFC’s green beans were behind the dog food recall.
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