Meijer is recalling various packaged produce items produced under the Meijer brand due to a potential Listeria contamination, which can cause serious and even deadly infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Others may suffer high fevers, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and pregnant women could be at risk for miscarriage. However, while the contamination was found be a Canadian inspection agency, no actual illnesses associated with the produce have been reported.
The products are packaged in plastic containers or foam trays, and were sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin purchased September 27, 2017 through October 20, 2017. Sample photos of some of the products impacted are included below.
The contamination comes from a report from Mann Packing, a Meijer supplier based in Salinas, Calif. that sources the Meijer branded produce items as well as packaged vegetables for supermarket chains in several other states. Meijer is the only Stateline-area chain to sell the packaged produce.
Customers should stop using the product and either dispose of it or return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund. For additional information, please contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.