Product Recall: Pasco Processing recalls Corn and Poblano Blend over Listeria

07/27/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Nicole Howley // Nicole Howley

Pasco, WA—About 2087 cases of 20lb bulk packaged Corn and Poblano peppers have been voluntarily recalled by Pasco Processing, LLC, due to a threat of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The FDA warns that Listeria infections can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections amongst children, frail or elderly people.

The recall was announced via U.S. Food and Drug Administration press release on July 21, 2010. The recall involved Corn and Poblano Blend; 10071179 017738; 20 lbs. Net Wt.; Distributed by J. R. Simplot Co., Boise, Idaho 83707.

No illnesses in connection with the recalled product have been reported. No other Pasco Processing products are involved in the recall. Listeria infection symptoms include, “high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women,” reported the FDA.

According to the FDA, “The recall extends only to products coded 3901741007 and 3901751007 sold to two food service distributors in California and one in Arizona and further distributed to Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurant locations in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The recalled product has been removed from the Chipotle locations and quarantined for destruction. None of the production time periods found to contain Listeria monocytogenes were delivered to restaurants.”

For further information concerning the recall, consumers can call Pasco Processing LLC @ 1-800-575-8909 M-F 8:00AM – 4:00PM MDT.

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