Green Giant Fresh Vegetable Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - Green GiantGrowers Express, LLC (“GE”), a Salinas, California establishment, recalls multiple batch/lots of Green Giant branded Fresh Vegetable products due to suspected risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, viral infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/6qyj30p2Pfx

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/growers-express-issues-voluntary-recall-multiple-fresh-vegetable-products-due-potential

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Fresh Vegetable are subject to this recall:

  • Big Y Foods Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Sweet Potato Crumbles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403102 and a UPC of 605806000515
  • Big Y Foods Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Crumbles ‘Fried Rice’ Blend, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403101and a UPC of 605806000744
  • Big Y Foods branded Green Giant Fresh branded Butternut Diced, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403545 and a UPC of 605806138010
  • Bozzutos Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Sweet Potato Crumbles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403102 and a UPC of 605806000515
  • Bozzutos Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Crumbles “Fried Rice” Blend, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403101and a UPC of 605806000515
  • C&S Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Crumbles “Fried Rice” Blend, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403101 and a UPC of 605806000744
  • C&S Green Giant Fresh branded Green Giant Fresh Butternut Diced, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403545 and a UPC of 605806138010
  • C&S Green Giant Fresh branded Butternut Cubed, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403576 and a UPC of 605806138218
  • Food Lion Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Crumbles “Fried Rice” Blend, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403101and a UPC of 605806000744
  • Four Seasons Green Giant Fresh branded Ramen Bowl, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403534 and a UPC of 605806027864
  • Native Maine Growers Express branded Butternut Peeled, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403578 and an unlisted UPC
  • Procacci Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Sweet Potato Crumbles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403102 and a UPC of 605806000515
  • Ruby Robinson (PFG) Growers Express branded Butternut Peeled, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403577 and an unlisted UPC
  • Shaws Signature Farms branded Cauliflower Crumbles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403100 and a UPC of 2113098438
  • Shaws Green Giant Fresh branded Cauliflower Sweet Potato Crumbles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190612-403102 and a UPC of 605806000515
  • Shaws Green Giant Fresh branded Ramen Bowl, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403534 and a UPC of 605806027864
  • Shaws Green Giant Fresh branded Butternut Diced, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403545 and a UPC of 605806138010
  • Stop & Shop Green Giant Fresh branded Zucchini Noodles, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190614-403567 and a UPC of 605806000881
  • Stop & Shop Green Giant Fresh branded, sold with a batch/lot designation of 190617-403954 and a UPC of 605806000881
  • Trader Joe’s branded Butternut Squash Spirals, sold with a batch/lot designation of 623391 and a UPC of 605806000881
  • Trader Joe’s branded Zucchini Spirals, sold with a batch/lot designation of 634908 and a UPC of 605806000515

According to the FDA, this recall was issued due to the potential for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The products reportedly originate from a Growers Express production facility in Biddeford, Maine and were distributed to certain US states, a list of which is viewable from the Web site above. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled vegetables identified above. Most, but not all, of the recalled Vegetable products are labeled with a “best-if-used-by” dates ranging from June 26, 2019 to June 29, 2019.

==> 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 Vegetables, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the vegetables to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please visit http://www.GrowersExpress.com/voluntaryrecall for the most up-to-date information. You can also reach the company directly by sending an e-mail using a Web-based form available on the company’s Contact Page here: http://www.growersexpress.com/contact-us/.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle Listeriosis.

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

Members of the working press/media can contact Ms. Megan McCarl at 1-231-670-5340 during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time or by e-mail at mmccarl@lambert.com.

==> 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 products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Growers Express, LLC, please search for “Growers Express” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Green Giant brand name, please search for “Green Giant” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11707-2019
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