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Mann Packing Recall of Vegetable Products Affects Whole Foods Market Stores; Grocer Issues Voluntary Recall of Multiple Products

Last updated March 1, 2020

Approved by: Lester Fahrner, MD

In response to Mann Packing Co., Inc’s recall of vegetable products, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling multiple products from its stores in the United States. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date.


Company Announcement Date: November 06, 2019

FDA Publish Date: November 06, 2019

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Listeria monocytogenes

Company Name: Whole Foods Market

Brand Name: Whole Foods Market

Product Description: Multiple Products

In response to Mann Packing Co., Inc’s recall of vegetable products, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling multiple products from its stores in the United States. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women 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, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women.

View the list of items that have been affected by state.

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The recall only affects products that are listed above; these products were available on salad and hot bars, chefs’ cases or packaged in plastic containers. The affected products were sold between Oct. 10, 2019 and Nov. 4, 2019.

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First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020