The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is recalling Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn because of potential Listeria contamination.
The product details are: Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, 16 ounces, UPC 68826700676, with a Best By Date of October 2019. The supermarket chain has received no reports of illnesses to date.
Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. Healthy people rarely contract listeriosis. It can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Listeriosis can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths, as well as serious and sometimes fatal infections in those with weakened immune systems, such as infants, the elderly and persons with HIV infection or undergoing chemotherapy.
Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumers looking for additional information on the recall should call Stop & Shop Customer Service at 800-767-7772.