FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Possible listeria contamination has triggered the recall of 10-ounce packages of Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers, maker UNFI says.
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The peppers are in plastic packages with UPC code 4256301714, lot #60B, and an expiration date of April 2020 on the back of the package. They were distributed to retail stores across the U.S.
Consumers who bought the peppers should throw them away.
To date, no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the recalled peppers, according to the company.
Listeria can cause short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea in healthy people. But it can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, and can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.
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