MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) -— A Pompano Beach company has issued a voluntary recall of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because of possible Listeria contamination.READ MORE: South Florida’s international airports expecting major increase in Memorial Day weekend travel
Southern Specialties Inc. announced the recall Monday, warning that the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Even healthy adults can suffer symptoms like high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
The company says it shipped the recalled product to one retail distribution center.
Most of the product was retrieved, but some product shipped earlier this month might have reached stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
The following bags were recalled:READ MORE: South Florida mom charged after baby left in bathtub dies while she went to get her nails done
Marketside Bagged Green Beans, 32oz. (2 LB) 907g
- UPC: 681131457385
- Use by date: March 9, 2019
- Lot codes: 83931-123 or 83939-124
Marketside Bagged Green Beans, 12 oz. (340g)
- UPC: 681131328869
- Use by date: March 8, 2019
- Lot codes: 83928-628 or 83932-123
Marketside Bagged Butternut Squash, 16oz. (1 LB) 454g
- UPC: 681131122351
- Use by date: March 6, 2019
- Lot codes; 83940-319 or 83940-139
Consumers with questions regarding this recall may contact the company at 1-954-876-2453 or visit www.southernspecialties.com.
You can also go to the FDA’s page on the recall.MORE NEWS: South Florida cruise ship employee charged with sex with minor
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