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Onions sold in 5 states recalled for possible listeria contamination – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2022-07-03 15:24:59 –

Tampa, Florida (WFLA) — Georgia onion producers announced Thursday that they are recalling an entire list of certain onions that may have been contaminated with Listeria.

According to A & M Farms of Lions, Georgia, the little bear brand Vidalia Sweet Onion included in the recall was packed between June 20th and June 23rd.

The recalled onions will include the PLU sticker number 4159 and the Little Bear brand, as shown below.

One of the Vidalia sweet onions affected by the recall. (Courtesy of FDA)

According to co-owner Aries Haygood, onions were sold in large quantities at stores in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania from June 22nd to June 24th. Of A & M farm.

“We have stopped packing on the lines involved. I personally oversee the complete cleaning and hygiene of the equipment and the internal review of the process,” said Haygood.

The parcel was sent to the Sam’s Club distribution center, but Sam’s said the entire group of onions had been destroyed.

“Anyone who owns a recalled product should not consume it,” the announcement said. “The product must be disposed of and may be returned to the place of purchase with a refund receipt. Consumers with questions are 1-912-585-2058, MF, 8 am-4pm EDT You can contact the information desk of your company. “

Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium named in recall, can cause fatal infections in children, the elderly, and people with immunodeficiency. Healthy people infected with Listeria monocytogenes may also suffer from fever, headache, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Pregnant women can also suffer from miscarriage and stillbirth.

So far, no cases of Listeria associated with recalled onions have been reported.

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