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Kroger Recalls Frozen Green Beans, Green Peas Products

10 May 2016   Lynne LaMaster
Pictsweet Company Says These Vegetables Could Potentially Contain Listeria

BELLS, TN: As part of the on-going CRF Frozen Foods recall, The Pictsweet Company is notifying consumers that certain Kroger brand frozen vegetable sold in Fry’s, King Soopers, City Market, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Smith’s, QFC, and Fred Meyer are included in the recall announced Friday, May 6. These products were packaged by The Pictsweet Company and contain Green Beans or Green Peas recently recalled by CRF Frozen Foods due to a health risk.

On May 5th CRF Frozen Foods informed Pictsweet they were initiating a recall on all lots of Green Beans and Green Peas supplied to Pictsweet due to the potential risk they may contain Listeria monocytogenes (Lm),an organism that is widespread in the environment. Lm can contaminate food and cause mild to severe illness to persons who consume food containing Lm. Persons at greatest risk are newborn infants, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems. Further information about CRF’s recall can be found on the FDA website at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm497297.htm.

 Kroger is removing these items from store shelves and is initiating its customer recall notification system which alerts customers who may have purchased products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

The recalled products were sold under the Kroger label or the Kroger P$$T label with “Best if used by” dates listed in the table below. These products all include the letter “K” as the 5th digit of the manufacturing code.

Products sold in Fry’s, King Soopers, City Market, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Smith’s, QFC, and Fred Meyer are subject to this recall.

UPCItem“Best if used by” datesMfg Code
1111089735  12 oz. Kroger Mixed Vegetables Jan 2016 through Oct 2017  ### # K # # 
1111081934 32 oz. Kroger Mixed Vegetables Jan 2016 through Aug 2017 ### # K # #
1111089406  5 lb. Kroger Mixed Vegetables Jan 2016 through May 2016 ### # K # #
1111089730 12 oz. Kroger Cut Green Beans Jan 2016 through Oct 2017 ### # K # #
1111081914 32 oz. Kroger Cut Green Beans Feb 2016 through Oct 2017 ### # K # #
1111089736  12 oz. Kroger Green Peas  Jan 2016 through Apr 2016  ### # K # # 
1111081918  32 oz. Kroger Green Peas  Jan 2016 through Mar 2016  ### # K # # 
1111089741  12 oz. Kroger Peas and Carrots  Jan 2016 through Apr 2016  ### # K # # 
1111089790  12 oz. Kroger Vegetable Soup Mix  May 2017 through Aug 2017  ### # K # # 
1111082605  16 oz. P$$T Mixed Vegetables  Jan 2016 through Oct 2017  ### # K # # 
1111082603  16 oz. P$$T Green Peas  Feb 2016 through Mar 2016  ### # K # # 

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume it and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

We apologize for any concern or inconvenience this may have caused. For additional information contact The Pictsweet Company consumer affairs line at: 1-800-527-0986 from 8am – 5pm CDT.

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