Ugh. Consumer.org.nz has just sent out an email about vegetable products that may be contaminated with listeria. Particularly nasty for pregnant women.
The following products with a best-before date of 12/01/2011 to 19/01/2011 inclusive are affected:
- Pams Fresh Express Baby Spinach, 120g bag, 300g bag, 2kg loose bulk
- Pams Fresh Express Green Cos & Spinach Mix bag 120g
- Living Foods Spinach 120g bag, loose bulk Spinach 1kg, 2kg, 3kg
- Living Foods Mediterranean Salad 295g
Sold in New World, Pak’n Save, 4 Square, Gilmours and independent retail fruit and vegetable shops and wholesalers throughout New Zealand.
Just another reason to grow your own!
What to do
The products should not be consumed. There have been no reports of illness, however anyone concerned about their health should seek medical advice.
Customers with Pams Fresh Express products should ring customer services on 0800 245 114 for a full refund and any queries.
Customers with Living Foods products should return the product to their retailer for a full refund. Phone customer services on 09 257 1083 with any concerns or queries.