Paragon Foods brand Broccoli Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Paragon Foods LogoParagon Wholesale Foods Corp., a Warrendale, Pennsylvania establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Broccoli Florets due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, consequential bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FDA:

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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Broccoli Florets are subject to this recall:

  • Broccoli Florets, sold in 1.7 ounce poly bags and distributed to multiple schools in the Greater Pittsburgh and Butler, Pennsylvania areas between 10/9/2017 and 10/16/2017.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, Paragon Wholesale Foods Corp. has recalled certain batch/lots of Broccoli Florets in response to a nationwide recall by one of its suppliers, Mann Packing of Salinas, California because the Broccoli has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Broccoli products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Broccoli to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Edd Dwyer, Food Safety Manager at Paragon Wholesale Foods at 1-724-741-9139, 7 days a week.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Broccoli, please search for “Broccoli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for food products made, marketed and/or sold by or under the brands of Mann’s, please search for “Mann” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


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Recalls Direct RIN: 9379-2017
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