Prepared vegetables recalled for potentially fatal, miscarriage inducing Listeria contamination

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Diced bell peppers sold in Mississippi are being recalled, because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

Country Fresh Orlando, LLC. is recalling around 6,000 cases of diced bell pepper, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables. 

The vegetables were sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi under the Country Fresh and store brand labels. 

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The product bears a "BEST IF USED BY" dates between August 12, 2017 through August 20, 2017. 

The product is in either a clear plastic container or in Styrofoam trays over wrapped with clear plastic. 

Listeria can cause serious, sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly, and those with weakened immune systems. 

Symptoms include high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. 

It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths for pregnant women. 

No illnesses have been confirmed so far. 

If you purchased any of the products, return them to where you bought them for a full refund. 

Call (281) 453-3305 for questions. 

 

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