DEC confirms Alaska distribution of contaminated vegetables.

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Food Safety and Sanitation Program says Mann's Packing Co. products that have been recalled by the US Department of Agriculture and Food Safety and Inspection Service were distributed in Alaska.

The products are possibly contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Mann's Packing Co made the announcement that some of their products were potentially contaminated on Nov. 3.

According to USDA, Listeria monocytogenes is a serious infection that primarily affects older adults, persons with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women and their newborns. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms.

If you have these products in your refrigerator, you are advised to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. The DEC Food Safety and Sanitation Program says that there are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions in Alaska.

USDA says the following products were recalled:

-12-oz. sealed plastic trays containing “CRAZY FRESH Quick & Easy Broccoli Cheddar with Bacon” with sell by dates of 10/13/19 – 11/08/19 represented on the label.

-12-oz. sealed plastic trays containing “KOWALSKI’S Quick & Easy Broccoli Cheddar with Bacon” with sell by dates of 10/13/19 – 11/08/19 represented on the label.

-12-oz. sealed plastic trays containing “quick & easy Meals Quick & Easy Broccoli Cheddar with Bacon” with sell by dates of 10/13/19 – 11/08/19 represented on the label.

-15.8-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “BUTTER CHICKEN amazon go Butter Chicken with Turmeric Rice” with best by dates through November 6, 2019 represented on the label.

-13.05-oz. plastic clamshell packages containing “BROCCOLI CRUNCH POWER BOWL amazon go BROCCOLI CRUNCH POWER BOWL WITH CHICKEN” with best by dates through November 6, 2019 represented on the label.

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