Supermarkets across Gedling borough recall more frozen products due to listeria contamination fears

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A number of supermarkets across the borough have recalled more frozen products following fears they may be contaminated with listeria.

The Food Standards Agency has named more products that are being withdrawn from shelves after a food poisoning alert.

Supermarkets including Tesco Sainsbury’s and Aldi have recall more frozen products over fears they may be contaminated with listeria.

Products being withdrawn include Tesco’s Frozen Mixed Vegetables and Peppers, Lidl’s Green Grocer’s Carrots, Broccoli & Sweetcorn, and Sainsbury’s Mixed Vegetables.

The additional products have been removed after 43 types of frozen sweetcorn products were named over concerns they may be contaminated with listeria.

The bacteria is a particular threat to the elderly, pregnant women and babies.

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Over 50 frozen products have now been withdrawn from supermarkets across the borough following concerns they may be contaminated.

The following products are covered by the recall:

  • Pinguin frozen Sweetcorn

  • Pinguin Supersweet Sweetcorn

  • Tesco frozen Broccoli, Carrot and Sweetcorn Steamer

  • Tesco frozen Every Day Value Sweetcorn

  • Ross Mixed Vegetables

  • One Stop frozen Sweetcorn

  • Aldi Four Seasons frozen Vegetable Steamers

  • Aldi Frozen Four Seasons Mixed Vegetables

  • Pinguin Sweetcorn

  • Aldi Four Seasons Supersweet Sweetcorn

  • Waitrose Essential Supersweet Sweetcorn

  • Waitrose Essential Mixed Vegetable

  • Tesco frozen Mixed Vegetables

  • Waitrose Fine Cut Vegetable Steamer

  • Waitrose Love Life Vegetable Medley Steamers

  • Sainsbury’s frozen Special Mixed Vegetables

  • Growers Pride Mixed Vegetables

  • Sainsbury’s frozen Basic Mixed Vegetables

  • Sainsbury’s frozen Rice Broccoli and Sweetcorn

  • Tesco Frozen Growers Harvest Carrot Peas and Sweetcorn Steamer

  • Tesco Frozen Growers Harvest Mixed Vegetables

  • Lidl Green Grocers Carrots, Broccoli & Sweetcorn

  • Lidl Green Grocers Golden Vegetable Rice

  • Sainsbury’s frozen Mixed Vegetables

  • Sainsbury’s frozen Carrot Broccoli and Sweetcorn

  • Lidl frozen Green Grocer Supersweet Corn

  • Tesco Growers Harvest frozen Mixed Vegetables

  • Lidl frozen Freshona Vegetable Mix

  • Iceland frozen Mixed Vegetables

  • Pinguin frozen Mixed Vegetables

  • Independent Mix Vegetables

  • Ross Mixed Vegetables

  • Pinguin Mixed Vegetable

  • Pinguin frozen Cut Beans

  • Growers Pride Mixed Vegetables

  • Ross Mixed Country Vegetables

  • Growers Pride Supersweet Sweetcorn

  • Pinguin frozen Golden Rice and Vegetables

  • Growers Pride Supersweet Sweetcorn

  • Ross Sweetcorn

  • Tesco Frozen Sweetcorn

  • Tesco frozen Mixed Vegetables and Peppers

  • Tesco Broccoli Frozen Sweetcorn Peas and Spinach Steamer

  • Lidl Baby Carrots, Peas, Green Beans & Sweetcorn

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The list of products being recalled was released by the Food Standards Agency. It said listeria can be killed with thorough cooking. However, some people eat sweetcorn raw in salads.

The contamination has been traced to a frozen food plant in Hungary which is known to have had problems with listeria contamination dating back to 2016. Despite this, it was allowed to continue supplying shops.

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