Edamame is being recalled in 33 states due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that causes severe food poisoning illness.
Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one had symptoms of food poisoning after eating edamame, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.
What’s the problem?
March 22, 2017 – Advanced Fresh Concepts (AFC) issued the recall Thursday after random quality testing found potential listeria contamination.
Products affected by the recall include packages branded “Edamame — Soybeans in Pods,” dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 with the UPC code 0-23012-00261-9.
These items were sold at sushi counters in grocery stores, cafeterias and corporate dining centers in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.
Retailers have been notified and the affected product should no longer be on sale.
What is Listeriosis?
When a person is infected with Listeria monocytogenes, the resulting illness is referred to as listeriosis. Persons at greatest risk from listeriosis include children, the elderly, pregnant women, and individuals with compromised immune systems.
Signs and symptoms of listeriosis include:
- Muscle aches
If listeriosis spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include:
- Stiff neck
- Loss of balance
Do I Have an Edamame Recall Lawsuit?
The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in edamame recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new listeria infection cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you got listeria from edamame, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.