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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 10, 2011 - Goodness Gardens, Inc. of New Hampton, NY is voluntarily recalling Chives Lot # 0201111, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an 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.
one wholesaler in PA.
The Chives were distributed in various plastic clamshell
containers: 0.25 oz. (UPC
The Chives were distributed in various plastic clamshell containers: 0.25 oz. (UPC0 21985 20005 6),2/3 oz. (UPC 0 21985 10004 2), in 1 lb. bags, and ½ oz. twist tie bunches.
closely with regulatory officials.
Consumers are urged not to consume the above lot. Consumers who purchased this item are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact Goodness Gardens, Inc. at 845-355-4757, Mon – Fri 9am - 4pm EDT with any questions.