Frozen peas sold at Ohio Aldi stores recalled for possible Listeria

Frozen peas sold at Aldi stores in Ohio have been recalled for possible Listeria contamination.

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Frozen peas sold at Aldi stores in Ohio have been recalled for possible Listeria contamination.

Lakeside Foods Inc. of Manitowoc, Wis., is voluntarily recalling 1,920 packages of 16 ounce Season’s Choice Brand Frozen Peas because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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The peas were distributed to Aldi stores in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Florida.

All of the suspected packages have been removed from store shelves. The company has not received any complaints in relation to this product and is not aware of any illnesses associated with the product.

The affected products have the following label codes:

Season’s Choice Sweet Peas, Net Weight 16 oz (1 LB) 454 g UPC code 041498164294

Code: DC17038 PLAB6176 BEST BY 08 2018

DC27038 PLAB6176 BEST BY 08 2018

DC27038 BNAF7286 BEST BY 08 2018

DC37038 BNAF7286 BEST BY 08 2018

DC47038 PLAC6216 BEST BY 08 2018

DC57038 PLAC6216 BEST BY 08 2018

Consumers who have purchased this specific lot code should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund.

Consumer with questions may contact the company at 1-800-466-3834, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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