Lancaster Foods is announcing a recall of Robinson Fresh, Lancaster and Giant brand kale, spinach and Collard Green products produced at the company’s Jessup, Maryland facility and shipped through New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania Retailer and Distributor Distribution, Maryland and Virginia.

The recall was notified that a random sample of a bag of shredded kale products collected by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Safety with a “best before May 1, 2023” date tested positive for the pathogen Listeria After the launch, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.

Retailers and distributors have been instructed to ensure the recalled products are removed from all stocks. Consumers who may still have the recalled product in their refrigerator should discard these items and should not consume them.

The recalled products are past their “best by” dates.

On Friday, May 12, Lancaster Foods issued a new update on the affected products, adding one spinach product to the recall, Lancaster 12/10 oz Spinach, with a best before date of Saturday, April 29, 2023.

The new, complete list of recalled items is now:

Item # Brand Packaging/Size UPC Code Description Best Before Date

  • 00682 ROBINSON FRESH 8/16 OZ 0-95829-60015-9 Kale May 1, 2023
  • 00619 ROBINSON FRESH 6/32 OZ 0-95829-60016-6 Kale May 1, 2023
  • 55423 LANCASTER 20/4 OZ N/A Chopped Kale May 1, 2023
  • 78983 Jumbo 12/8 oz. 6-88267-09813-0 Curly Leaf Spinach April 29, 2023
  • 00684 ROBINSON FRESH 8/16 OZ 0-95829-60006-7 Kale May 1, 2023
  • 01907 Jumbo 8/16 oz. 6-88267-05311-5 Kale May 1, 2023
  • 41714 LANCASTER 12 / 10 OZ 8-13055-01145-3 Spinach April 29, 2023

Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and others with weakened immune systems.

Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

Consumers with these symptoms should consult their healthcare provider immediately.

Customers with questions about the recall can contact Lancaster Foods Customer Service at 877-844-3441, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm ET.

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