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Twin City Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Organic Peas And Mixed Vegetables Because Of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

May 6, 2016



Chad Bernard
(804) 775-1939


Twin City Foods, Inc.


As part of the ongoing recall of CRF Frozen Foods vegetables, Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Washington is voluntarily recalling items containing organic peas it received from CRF Frozen Foods.  These products include Central Market Organic Peas and Mixed Vegetables, HEB Organic Mixed Vegetables, Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables, and Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is 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.

No illnesses to date have been reported to Twin City Foods for the products listed below.
These products were shipped to distribution centers in California, Texas and Washington.

The Best Used By date or Package Code is located on the back of the package in black ink. Only these specific codes are involved in the recall.

UPCProduct NameNet Wt.Packing Code
4122010240Central Markets Organics Green Peas16 oz.Best Used By DEC.09.2017
4122081674Central Markets Organics Green Peas12 oz.Best Used By JAN.08.2018
4122010249Central Markets Organics Mixed Vegetables16 oz.Best Used By DEC.05.2017
Best Used By JAN.11.2018
4122004013HEB Organics Mixed Vegetables16 oz.Best Used By MAR.04.2018
Best Used By MAR.25.2018
7307381875Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables16 oz.20886
4256300160Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables10 oz.Best Used By JAN.11.2018

Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged not to consume the product and immediately return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund. 

Thisrecall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers with any questions may contact Chad Bernard at (804) 775-1939 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, or email to

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Product Photos

  • Central Markets Organics Mixed Vegetables, 16 oz. (453g)
  • Central Markets Organics Green Peas, 12 oz.  (340g)
  • Central Markets Organics Green Peas, 16 oz. (453g)
  • H.E.B. Organics Mixed Vegetables, 16 oz. (453g)
  • Sweetfrost Mixed Vegetables,  16 oz. (453g)
  • Woodstock Organic Mixed Vegetables, 10 oz. (283 g)

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