CRF Frozen Foods expands recall to 358 products

Items could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes


PASCO, Wash. – CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling all of its 358 consumer products in all 50 states and the Canadian Provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

The products have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Healthy people may suffer short-term symptoms like high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No illnesses have been reported, but the company is recalling the products as a precaution.

The listeria was discovered through routine testing by state health officials in Ohio. Listeria monocytogenes was found in one lot of individually quick frozen organic petite green peas and one lot of IQF organic white sweet cut corn.

Recalled items were sold in plastic bags and are marked with use by dates on the back of the package. Listed below are details regarding the recalled items:

The recalled products have the best by dates or sell by dates between April 26, 2016 and April 26, 2018. A recall was issued in April for frozen vegetables distributed to retailers and distribution centers between Sept. 13 and March 16 in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Anyone who bought these products is urged not to eat them. Consumers can take them back to the store where they bought them for a refund or throw them away. Anyone looking for information can call 844-551-5595 through Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.