Veggie Noodle Co. based out of Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling certain Butternut Spiral products due concerns of a possible listeria contamination.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism can be potentialy fatal to young children, the elderly, or consumers with frail or compromised immune systems. However, even healthy consumers can experience symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarhhea. Pregnant women who are infected stand the chance of having a miscarriage or stillbirth.
The recalled products were packaged in 10.7 oz clear plastic containers with the universal product code (UPC) of 852287006059 and an "Enjoy By" date of February 23, 2017; both pieces of information can be found on the side of the packaging.
The products were shipped to several U.S. states, including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. There have been no reported illnesses related to the recall at this time.
What to do
Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are urged by the company not to consume them and to either discard or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact Veggie Noodle Co. via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 512-200-3337, extension 500, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.