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US: Frozen vegetables recalled because of Listeria

Food Safety News: At least two frozen vegetable blends produced by the Pictsweet Co. are under recall because chopped onions in the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Officials from Pictsweet in Bells, TN, were not immediately available for comment today. A recall notice from a regional grocery chain in St. Louis states the implicated onions came from Oregon Potato Co., doing business as Freeze Pack.

The Schnucks grocery chain recall of Pictsweet brand “Seasoning Blend” and “Steamable Spring Vegetables” today, just one day after Reser’s Fine Foods recalled 19 refrigerated salads from 29 states because of possible listeria contamination from chipped onions. The Reser’s recall did not name the onion supplier.

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