UPDATED CONTENT: National Frozen Foods Corp. responded late Friday evening to requests for comment from Food Safety News, providing a recall notice for frozen peas and mixed vegetables it packages under 13 brands. The recall came after company testing “revealed that the finished products may potentially be contaminated” with Listeria monocytogenes.
The company also confirmed that bulk shipments of the frozen products have been recalled from food companies in the U.S., Canada and Japan. To read the entire NFF statement, click here. The specific recalled products identified in the NFF statement can be found at the end of this article and include WalMart’s Great Value brand, Target’s Market Pantry, Schwan’s LiveSmart, Sprouts Farmers Market, Smart&Final’s First Street, and Reinhart Foodservice’s brand Bountiful Harvest.
Original Content: At least four food companies are recalling fresh and frozen foods because they contain frozen peas from Seattle’s National Frozen Foods Corp. that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
In addition to the company recalls, KGET-TVChannel 17 in Bakersfield, CA, is reporting the California Kern County Aging and Adult Services office is warning operators of senior nutrition centers and recipients of Meals-on-Wheels services about recalled frozen peas from an unnamed supplier that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.