Skip to main content

General Mills recalls frozen green beans over possible listeria contamination

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

For the second time in two months, General Mills has recalled a batch of frozen green beans over a possible listeria contamination.

In a press release issued Friday, the Twin Cities-based food giant announced it was recalling 16-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with a use-by date of June 29, 2017.

It follows one of the products testing positive for listeria, with the move being taken as a precaution even though no illnesses have been reported.

The Associated Press reports that around 60,000 bags of the beans have been affected by the recall.

In August, the Business Journal reports that 60,000 10-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans were recalled for the same reason, which affected products with use-by dates of Apr. 10 and 11, 2016.

According to the Mayo Clinic, infections from listeria bacteria can cause fever, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhea, with symptoms taking anything from a few days to as long as two months to appear.

It can be potentially fatal to unborn and newborn babies.

Also on Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that Chicago-based Aspen Foods was recalling around 561,000 frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products that may have been contaminated with salmonella.

These products have use-by dates of between Aug. 23, 2016 to Dec. 15, 2016.

A full list of the affected products can be found here.

In July, Aspen recalled 2 million chicken products following an outbreak of salmonella in Minnesota.

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-09-28 at 3.36.57 PM

Scott County attorney candidates differ on marijuana possession

Scott County is one of a few Minnesota counties where the incumbent prosecutor is facing a challenger in November.

Screen Shot 2022-09-23 at 10.21.38 PM

Teen charged in shooting outside of Richfield football game

Due to the age of the suspect, the case won't be made public.

Screen Shot 2020-02-06 at 9.05.08 AM

Twin Cities Summer Jam no more: popular festival brought to an end

The festival noted how the land they host camping on has recently been sold.

image

Expect major traffic delays on Renaissance Festival's final weekend

Scott County officials said road closures will be to blame.

Voting survey vote election

Ramsey County sends out ballots with deceased candidate on it

The county said it's addressing the issue with the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Screen Shot 2022-09-28 at 12.30.28 PM

New haunted house experience coming to Inver Grove Heights

The exhibit will feature family-friendly and 18+ events.

Wayzata High School

Niche rankings identify best Minnesota schools, districts

Eden Prairie has schools ranked in both the private and public categories.

unnamed

Walker, The Current announce end of Rock the Garden festival

The Walker Art Center and Minnesota Public Radio announced the festival will retire so the organizations can dream up new events.

Related