Frozen corn could be contaminated with Listeria


Bonduelle USA Inc. is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Corn sold in a handful of states

The frozen cut corn was distributed to stores in several states, including Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland It was distributed under the following labels and codes:

  • WYLWOOD Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ (1 LB), UPC 051933002401, Codes: Best By June 2017 K51564 and K51574
  • MARKET BASKET Cut Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ. (1 LB.), UPC 049705693414, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574
  • BOUNTIFUL HARVEST Whole Kernel Cut Corn, NET WT. 40 OZ. (2.5 LBS.), UPC 822486120597, Code: Best By June 2017 K51574
  • WEST CREEK FROZEN VEGETABLES Cut Corn, NET WT. 2.5 LBS., UPC 00806795285239 Code: Best By June 2017 K51574.

The Brockport, NY company has not received any complaints. The recall was the result of tests done on the product by the State of Tennessee.

Listeria infection can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Consumers who purchased the product are urged to throw it away. Anyone with questions or seeking a refund may contact the company at 1-877-990-2662.

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