Supermarket chain Publix Super Markets Inc has recalled two items due to a Listeria concern. Both recalls concern sunflower seeds.
The recalls include Publix Wheatberry Salad and Sweet and Salty Almond Bars. The Wheatberry Salad is available in plastic containers available in the deli section. This salad was available in all Publix retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
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TreeHouse was made aware of the contaminated sunflower seeds by a supplier. The company is working closely with the FDA to investigate the problem further.
Consumption of products containing Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infection 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.