*URGENT* Vegetable Recall

veggie recall

Health Canada is recalling Compliments brand Stir-Fry Style Vegetables from all marketplaces due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers are being asked not to consume the recalled products.

Brand Name: Compliments

Product Name: Stir-Fry Style Vegetables

Product Size: 34g (12oz)

UPC: 0 68820 10648 7

Health Canada is asking anyone who has the product in their home to either throw it out, or return it to the store it was purchased at.

Listeria monocytogenes does not affect the appearance, smell or taste of  the food it contaminates, but can make you very sick, and my even cause death in some cases.

Listeria Monocytogenes Symptoms

  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • persistent fever
  • muscle aches
  • severe headache
  • neck stiffness

Women who are pregnant, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems are at a much higher risk of serious complications. Infected women who are pregnant may experience mild, flu-like symptoms, however the infection may lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even miscarriages and stillbirths. In severe cases, people may die.

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