VEGGIE PATCH® Voluntarily Recalls Two Items- The
Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel
- Due To Possible Risk Of Contamination
By Listeria monocytogenes
VEGGIE PATCH® is voluntarily recalling two products --The Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel-- due to a risk ofcontamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy persons may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.The Ultimate Meatless Burger and Falafel, from VEGGIE PATCH, with the specific use-by dates and UPC codes listed below were distributed to a select number of retailers and distributors.
- 9-ounce trays of refrigerated, fully cooked, VEGGIE PATCH, The Ultimate Meatless Burger with a Use-By date, Jan/12/2013; UPC code 6-10129-00211-5 (which can be found on back of package)
- 9-ounce trays of refrigerated, fully cooked, VEGGIE PATCH, Falafel with a Use-By date, Jan/15/2013; UPC code 6-10129-06619-3 (which can be found on back of package)
No illnesses have been reported to date. VEGGIE PATCH discovered this issue as part of its routine testing of its products.
Consumers with questions can contact VEGGIE PATCH at 888-807-0765, 8am- 5pm EST, seven days a week, or at firstname.lastname@example.org
VEGGIE PATCH offers tasty, healthy and convenient vegetarian foods and meatless options ideal for snacks, lunch and dinner. Products include main dish items, kid-friendly vegetable and cheese bites and other appetizers. All VEGGIE PATCH products are made from real vegetables, are high in protein and free of trans fats and MSG. For more information, visit http://www.veggiepatch.com