Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas, said it voluntarily recalled 62 cases of Butternut Spirals due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.
The recalled product was distributed to Whole Foods Markets and other retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. It is packaged in a 10.7-ounce clear plastic container, has the UPC Code 852287006059 and has an “Enjoy By” date of February 23, 2017. The product is sold in refrigerated sections of the grocery store.
The potential contamination of the product was found as a result of routine product testing, and so far there have been no reported illnesses associated with the recall.