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Frozen vegetables test positive for listeria

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Consumers are being warned about two varieties of contaminated frozen vegetables sold in Tennessee. 

The Consumer and Industry Services Division of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Listeria monocytogenes was discovered during a routine sampling of food products sold at two different grocery stores in Harriman, TN. 

Lab results showed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in Cascadian Farm Organic Cut Green Beans. The 10 ounce package has code 11APR2016. General Mills has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of that product, as well as green beans with the code of 10APR2016. You can read more about the recall here: General Mills voluntarily recalls a limited quantity of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans.

Testing also confirmed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in Wylwood- Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn. The 16 ounce package has a Best By date of June 2017 and code K51564. Officials with Save-A-Lot have requested all stores pull the unsold packages of corn from the shelves.

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