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Trader Joe’s in Hewlett not affected by listeria recal


Trader Joe’s officials said that concerning the voluntary Mann Packing Co. recall only the Trader Joe’s Baby Cauliflower, sold in their stores in several western states, might have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the bacterium that causes Listeriosis, which is considered a serious infection typically caused by eating contaminated food.

The Hewlett store is at 1280 West Broadway is not affected.

The announcement follows a notification by the Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The affected products have been distributed to consumers in the U.S. and Canada. Customers who bought certain vegetable products with a “Best If Enjoyed By” date between Oct. 11 and Nov. 16, of this year, are advised to dispose of the product.

If customers you have any questions, they can call Trader Joe’s customer relations at (626) 599-3817 — Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pacific time.