DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Fifteen varieties of frozen vegetables sold at Costco and Meijer stores have been recalled due to possibly dangerous bacterial contamination.

Washington-based CRF Frozen Foods says the organic peas, sweet corn and mixed veggies were distributed to retailers and distribution centers in 35 states, including Michigan, and in Canada.

The recall covers certain True Goodness by Meijer, Wellsley Farms Organic, Organic By Nature and Schwan’s brand. (Scroll down for more detailed information).

The company said that although no illnesses have been reported to date, the recall was set in motion after Listeria monocytogenes were discovered in one lot of corn and one lot of peas through routine testing by state health officials in Ohio.

Listeria 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.

The following recalled items were sold in plastic bags and are marked with “Use By” dates on the back of the package:

Label Size Item UPC Use By Date
True Goodness By Meijer 10 oz. Organic Petite Green Peas 713733430999 11/26/2017
True Goodness By Meijer 10 oz. Organic White Sweet Corn 713733430982 11/21/2017
Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Mixed Veg 888670010136 10/25/2017
Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 888670009970 2/10/2017
Wellsley Farms Organic 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 888670009970 2/15/2018
Organic By Nature – Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 10/22/2017
Organic By Nature – Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 12/3/2017
Organic By Nature – Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 3/16/2018
Organic By Nature 4 lb. Organic Green Peas 846358000695 10/25/2017
Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic Green Peas 846358000633 2/15/2018
Organic By Nature – Canada 2.5 kg. Organic Green Peas 846358000619 3/16/2018
Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic Veg Medley w/ Shelled Edamame 846358000657 2/11/2018
Organic By Nature 4 lb. Organic White Supersweet Corn 846358000701 11/19/2017
Organic By Nature 5 lb. Organic White Supersweet Corn 846358000640 9/13/2017
Schwan’s 16 oz. Organic SS Yellow & White Cut Corn 007218060433 2B5320

Those who purchased these products are urged not to eat them and to either throw them away or return them to the store of purchase for a refund.

Consumers with questions about the recall can call 844-551-5595 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

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