UPDATE: Listeria recall expands nationwide for 30 packaged vegetable products

UPDATE: The vegetable-product recall yesterday that originally only effected Meijer stores has now gone nationwide, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

This recall has expanded to several other stores including Walmart, Trader Joes and Target.

During an inspection a random sample was found to be contaminated with listeria.

The recall includes more than 30 vegetable products sold between September 27 and October 20.

No illnesses have been reported so far.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WLNS) – If you’ve purchased packaged produce from Meijer recently you might want to check your refrigerator.

The giant grocery chain is recalling 30 vegetable products due to listeria concerns.

The recall includes vegetable products purchased between September 27 and October 20 of this year.

The produce in question are in plastic containers or foam trays with printed labels of various sizes and weights.

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors, and others with weak immune systems.

The recall affects Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin.

If you have one or more of the products on the list below you should stop using the product and either dispose of it or return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund.

recall veggies UPDATE: Listeria recall expands nationwide for 30 packaged vegetable products

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