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Frozen Organic Green Beans Recalled in 12 States Over Listeria Risk

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods issued the recall on Tuesday

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    Nature's Touch Frozen Foods issued a recall on Nov. 7, 2017, for Organic Fine Whole Green Beans because of a risk of listeria.

    Nature's Touch Frozen Foods has issued a voluntary recall of its Organic Fine Whole Green Beans because of possible contamination with a bacteria called Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause infections.

    The product was distributed in stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.

    “At Nature’s Touch, our passion is finding the highest-quality frozen foods for our consumers and we are deeply committed to food safety at every production stage,” Nature’s Touch said in a press release. “This voluntary recall reflects our dedication to ensuring the safety of our consumers while enjoying our products.” 

    Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods issued the recall after a routine sampling program in Connecticut found one positive result of the bacteria in one bag of green beans, the company said in the press release. The company says it has stopped production and distribution of the products and is working with the Food and Drug Administration on the recall. 

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    All affected retailers have been contacted to make sure the product is removed from store shelves and no other products were affected, the company says. The product that is the subject of the recall is the 10-ounce size, with "best before" dates of June 4, 2017 to June 21, 2019.

    Listeria is a serious infection most likely to affect pregnant women and newborns, elderly adults, and individuals with weakened immune systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control. 

    No illnesses associated with the green beans have been reported. 

    All affected retailers have been contacted
    to ensure that the recalled product is removed from store shelves. Other products of Nature’s Touch
    Frozen Foods LLC. are not affected. 

    Consumers who have bought Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans are advised to throw them out or return them for a full refund.

    The company’s Consumer Service Team is available to answer questions at 1-877-850-2664 or by email at: info@naturestouch.ca.

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