Trail mix, frozen vegetables, rice recalled over listeria concerns

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – More products are being recalled over listeria concerns, and this time in addition to frozen vegetables, it’s also affecting trail mix and rice.

Rucker’s Wholesale and Service Co. of Bridgeport, IL is voluntarily recalling the specific code dates listed below of Uncle Bucks Sweet & Salty Trail Mix after they learned the sunflower seeds used in the mix were recalled due to the potential presence of listeria.

The affected product was sold at Bass Pro Shops nationwide and is packaged in a three ounce clear bag with Uncle Buck paper header card, UPC 752545073390. This only affects packages with best by codes 031417 & 041817.

Additionally, Pictsweet announced they are recalling all lots of green beans and green peas in light of the CRF Frozen Foods recall. According to Pictsweet, CRF Frozen Foods is a supplier for their company.

The affected Pictsweet products were distributed nationwide through retail stores.

No illnesses have been reported, but listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Also, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

Giant Eagle announced they are recalling fried rice sold in several states, including Indiana.

The affected product was used as an ingredient in the following items in Giant Eagle and Market District stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana through May 9, 2016:

Product Description PLU
Pepper Steak with Fried Rice 86289
Sweet and Sour Chicken with Fried Rice 96799
Market District Asian Fried Rice 67530
Pick 5 Asian Rice 45509
Vegetable Rice Kit 87130
General Tso Chicken Fried Rice 37527
Fried Rice 1.5 lb. 85917



The affected fried rice was also sold in the hot bar and hot service case in the prepared foods department in Giant Eagle and Market District stores in the same five states. There are no confirmed illnesses to date associated with this recall.

The announcement of these recalls comes less than one day after dozens of other frozen food products and granola bar products were also recalled over listeria concerns.

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