Walmart, Sam's Club others announce muffin recall
A nationwide recall is underway for muffin products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Give and Go Prepared Foods involves specific products sold at Walmart, Sam’s Club, and other stores nationwide, under various labels including Great Value, Marketside, 7-Eleven, Stop n Shop, and others.
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.
Healthy people may suffer 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.
The company says it has received no reports of illness related to the recalled items and is taking this action out of an abundance of caution.
Consumers should not eat the products and immediately dispose of them.
Consumers should make a note of the lot code of the products, which is found on the label, and provide it if they contact the company.
The recall is limited solely to the products listed below. No other Give & Go products are affected, and this recall does not affect products in countries other than the United States.