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Goodness Gardens, Inc. Recalls Chives Lot # 0201111 Because of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 10, 2011 - Goodness Gardens, Inc. of New Hampton, NY is voluntarily recalling Chives Lot # 0201111, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which 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.
and one wholesaler in PA.
The Chives were distributed in various plastic clamshell containers: 0.25 oz. (UPC 0 21985 20005 6), 2/3 oz.
(UPC 0 21985 10004 2), in 1 lb. bags, and ½ oz. twist tie bunches.
closely with regulatory officials.
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