Amy’s Kitchen launches massive recall of over 73,000 products

(KRON) — Frozen food company Amy’s Kitchen is recalling upwards of 73,000 products after a possible listeria contamination.

The company received word that one of their organic spinach suppliers may have delivered tainted produce, which was used in Amy’s Spinach Lasagna, Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, Gluten Free Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap and Brown Rice and vegetables bowl, according to company officials.  All of those products are being recalled to avoid contamination.

Listeria is a bacteria commonly found in soil and water, and can survive for years in both food, and factories.  Typical symptoms of Listeria include headache, nausea, diarrhea and other flu-like symptoms.  More serious effect of the bacteria could be fatal.  Those most susceptible are the elderly and infants.

The company, which is based in Petaluma, has asked for the recall not because of sickness reported, but to ensure and “abundance of caution,” according to a press release.

Shoppers who purchased any of the above products may return them to their place of purchase for a full refund.

This recall comes a week after several other major food company recalls, including Kraft Mac&Cheese’s recall for potential metal contamination, and Trader Joe’s voluntary recall of Walnut products due to potential salmonella contamination.

Aurora products, is recalling their walnuts as well due to salmonella.  The products were branded at Whole Foods as “Cranberry Health Mix”, and are distributed nation-wide.

 

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