An edamame product is being recalled in 33 states over concerns that it may be contaminated with potentially fatal Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.
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What’s the Problem?
March 22, 2017 – Rancho Dominguez, Calif.-based Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. issued a recall Thursday for its “Edamame – Soybeans in Pods” products dated between Jan. 3 and March 17 after random quality testing found potential listeria contamination.
The products are sold at retail sushi counters in grocery stores, cafeterias, and dining halls in 33 state including: 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. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.
Listeria Infection Symptoms
Listeria infection, or listeriosis, mainly affects pregnant women, newborns, the elderly, and adults with compromised immune systems. However, in some cases patients without these risk factors may develop the infection. Symptoms of listeriosis include:
- Muscle aches
If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include:
- Stiff neck
- Confusion or changes in alertness
- Loss of balance
Do I Have a Edamame Recall Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action 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.