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Sunday, November 19 2017 @ 06:45 AM AKST

Amy’s Kitchen recalls several products for possible Listeria contamination

Food and DrinkAmy’s Kitchen, Inc. has issued a recall for several products because the products contain spinach that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. However, those that do contract it could experience 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. People experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.


The recalled products may be identified by the UPC numbers and lot codes positioned on the back and sides of the product package.

Alaska DEC has confirmed these products were available in Alaska. To date, no illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have any of the recalled products are urged to dispose of them or return them to the store where they were purchased.

Consumers may also call the company at (707) 781-7535, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST.

For more information on this recall and a more comprehensive description of
recalled products, visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm439397.htm

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