Asparagus recalled due to possible Listeria
Product suspected of contamination was inadvertently shipped to producer
The Pictsweet Company has recalled more than 1,800 cases of asparagus product because of potential contamination from Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled product is Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam'ables Asparagus Spears. The product has a UPC code of 0 70560 97799 9 with production codes beginning with the following six digits: 2138XD and a “BEST BY AUG 1, 2020.” The company initiated the recall after being informed that it had received possibly contaminated asparagus.
The product was distributed in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Consumers with questions can contact the company at 800-527-0986 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday – Friday, or return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.