Kroger brand bagged collard greens have been recalled for Listeria. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it as Listeria can cause severe illness and death. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, or life-threatening infection of the newborn.
Baker Farms of Norman Park, GA issued the recall on October 20, 2023, after being notified by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture that a a product sample tested positive for Listeria during routine product testing. The recall includes:
Kroger brand collard greens
- Packaged in 16-oz plastic bags
- UPC code of 11110-18171
- Best By date of 10-16-2023
- Production code 110093-387
- Sold at Kroger stores in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee and some stores in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri.
Symptoms of a Listeria Infection
Symptoms of a Listeria infection include high fever, stiff neck, severe headache, muscle aches, headache, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions. Sometimes these symptoms are preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. Among pregnant women, Listeria can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery, or life-threatening infection of the newborn.
Listeria can cause severe infections among: