NEW: Aunt Jemima Recalls Frozen Pancakes, Waffles, & French Toast Due to Listeria

Monday, May 08, 2017
GoLocalProv News Team

Aunt Jemima recalls frozen waffles, pancakes and french toast PHOTO: RI Dept. of Health
Aunt Jemima is recalling frozen pancakes, frozen waffles, and frozen french toast slices due to possible listeria contamination. All “best by” dates are being recalled. 

The products were distributed nationally. The recall was initiated by Aunt Jemima parent company Pinnacle Foods after testing indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. 

All affected distributors and retail and food service customers are being told and the affected products are being taken off store shelves.

This announcement applies only to Aunt Jemima frozen products and does not include any Aunt Jemima dry mixes and syrups.

Listeria 

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. 

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

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