Martin’s recalls some steamable vegetables for potential contamination


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Martin’s had removed from sale certain Pictsweet Steamable vegetables due to potential listeria contamination.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Pictsweet Steamables Seasoned Summer Vegetables, 10 oz., UPC 7056098001 with a best by date of 03/28/2018

Martin’s says they’ve received no reports of illnesses to date.

However, consumption of food contaminated with listeria can cause listeriosis, which can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.

Those who have purchased these products should throw away any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to the store for a full refund.

If you’re looking for additional information on the recall, you may call Pictsweet Consumer Services at 1-800-367-7412. Customers may also call Martin’s Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information or visit the MARTIN’S website.

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