Vegetables sold at various retailers across the country, including in Maryland, have been recalled for potential listeria contamination.
MARYLAND — Green Giant products and other vegetables sold at Trader Joe's, Stop & Shop and other retailers have been recalled because they could be contaminated with listeria, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Maryland is among the states affected by the recall.
"The fresh vegetable products include packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and a butternut squashed based veggie bowl," the FDA announcement says. The vegetables came from a Growers Express production facility in Maine.
No illnesses have been reported so far, according to the FDA. Most of the products affected by the recall have a "best if used by" date of June 26-29, 2019. A majority of the recalled products are sold under the Green Giant label. Other labels include Growers Express, Signature Farms and Trader Joe's. No canned or frozen Green Giant products are affected by the recall.
The vegetables were sold at a number of retailers across different states. The states impacted by the recall are Maryland, Alabama, Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Different products were sold at different retailers in the affected states. You can find a full list of the recalled vegetables in each state on the FDA's website.