November 13, 2018: Pictsweet Asparagus Recall Announced For Potential Listeria Contamination

Pictsweet Asparagus Recall Anounced

The Pictsweet Company has announced a recall for its 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears because the product may be contaminated with the bacterial pathogen Listeria monocytogenes.

About Listeria Monocytogenes

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. 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.

Pictsweet Asparagus Recall Information

Pictsweet Asapragus Recall

Pictsweet Asparagus Recall

According to the company’s press release the Pictsweet Asparagus Recall covers 1,872 cases of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears.

The recalled Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears can be identified by UPC code 0 70560 97799 9 with production codes beginning with the following six digits: 2138XD and a “BEST BY AUG 1, 2020.” The following information is printed on the back panel of each package (bag) as shown below.

BEST BY AUG 01 2020

Consumers should not eat the recalled Pictsweet asparagus.

The recalled Asparagus was distributed to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

The Pictsweet Company initiated its recall after it was notified by the manufacturer that product suspected of containing Listeria monocytogenes was inadvertently shipped to Pictsweet.

Personal Injury Lawsuit Infromation

The Weinberg Law Firm is currently assisting those injured by contaminated food products. We are ready to help you too. If you or a loved one was injured and you would like information regarding a food poisoning lawsuit, please call our firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Please see Duncan Hines Recall, Peach Recall, and Salmonella Lawsuit for information regarding food poisoning outbreaks and food poisoning litigation.


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