Florida-based Southern Specialties Inc. issued a voluntary recall for about 200 cases of 12-ounce and 32-ounce bags of green beans and 16-ounce bags of butternut squash cubes that were packaged under its Marketside brand. These were shipped to nine states and sold in some Walmart stores.
The products that were shipped on Feb. 17 from one retail distribution center are being recalled after potentially reaching stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
After a routine test by a supplier, traces of listeria bacteria were discovered on a food contact surface, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration.
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