(WTVM) - Reser's Fine Foods of Beaverton, Ore. is recalling approximately 109,000 cases of refreigerated ready-to-eat products becasuse it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The products were distributed nationwide and to Canada.
So far no illnesses have been reported.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in children, the frail or elderly and people with weakened immune systems. The infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Healthy individuals may suffer headaches, fever, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The product is sold in retail and food service establishments. The packages will be marked with a Use-by-Date or Best By Date and followed by a plant identifier code of 20. A complete list of products affected by this recall can be found online here.
Consumers who purchased the product may take it back to the store for a refund or discard it. For more information please contact Reser's Fine Foods Consumer Hotline 1-888-257-7913 (8am-8pm EST) or visit the FDA website: www.fda.gov.