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FDA issues recall of chives for Listeria contamination

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A recall of chives was recently issued by the FDA after it was found that the chives were contaminated with the bacteria Listeria. The chives were produced by Goodness Gardens Inc., a company located in New Hampton, New York.

The bacteria was found in a routine inspection of the chives after they were distributed to several grocery stores in states throughout the country. The chives were distributed on May 6 in plastic bags with twist ties. No illnesses caused by the contaminated chives have been reported.

Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and fever. The ingestion of Listeria is especially dangerous for children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems.

If you or someone you love has suffered an illness after consuming a contaminated food product, please contact the Kenosha defective food products lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.