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JML Ingredients Recalls IQF Cut Green Beans Because Of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release

July 22, 2016



JML Ingredients


JML Ingredients, Inc. of East Petersburg, PA is recalling IQF Cut Green Beans, 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.

IQF Cut Green Beans was distributed to manufacturers in Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was the result of a routine sampling program by a manufacturer who used the product in their finished product. JML Ingredients has ceased the distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Products being recalled are as follows:

BrandProductLot NumberExpiration DateProduct size/container
ICAPPIQF CUT GREEN BEANS110815 / 15649August 10, 201720 lb. / 9.070 kg. bulk case
ICAPPIQF CUT GREEN BEANS120815 / 15650August 11, 201720 lb. / 9.070 kg. bulk case
ICAPPIQF CUT GREEN BEANS050915 / 15651September 4, 201720 lb. / 9.070 kg. bulk case
ICAPPIQF CUT GREEN BEANS200915 / 15652September 19, 201720 lb. / 9.070 kg. bulk case

Consumers who have purchased ICAPP IQF CUT GREEN BEANS are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact JML Ingredients at 717-569-2141.


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