Costco frozen vegetables are at the center of the latest listeria scare and recall. CRF Frozen Foods has recalled frozen vegetable items possibly contaminated with listeria monocytogenes and sold in Costco. These organisms can result in severe and even fatal infections, especially in the very young, the elderly population, and in individuals with suppressed immune systems. Even populations out of those categories can experience listeria infection, with symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, stiffness, bad headache, and significant fever. This can cause more severe or even fatal problems in the more at risk populations and the infection can cause miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant patients. Listeria infection can also cause meningitis.
The frozen vegetables that are the recalled products include the Quick Frozen (IQF) Organic Petite Green Peas and the IQF Organic White Sweet Corn. If you think you may have any of the contaminated products, or already may have fallen prey to the listeria infection from eating the products already, FDA.gov is the site to go to for information. The affected products are said to be isolated to lots sold between September 13, 2015 and March 16, 2016.
If you or someone you know has suffered illness possibly of the listeria infection variety, or another foodborne illness, contact your medical provider and call Inserra & Kelley Law Offices to discuss possible compensation you may be entitled to.
A partner with Inserra & Kelley, Attorneys At Law since 1993, Craig Kelley focuses on personal injury law with a large emphasis on motorcycle and bicycle related cases and claims with the goal of first helping clients heal and then getting speedy resolution of their disputes.