Recall Issued For 3 Brands Of Spinach, Kale, Collard Green Products Due To Listeria Risk

A recall has been issued for three brands of vegetable products due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

A look at one of the recalled products.
A look at one of the recalled products. Photo Credit: FDA

Lancaster Foods announced the recall of Robinson Fresh, Lancaster, and Giant brand Kale, Spinach, and Collard Green products produced at the company’s Jessup, Maryland facility and distributed through retailers and distributors in the states of New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. 

The recall was initiated after notification that a random sample of a single bag of Chopped Kale Greens product with a “BEST IF USED BY May 1 2023” date collected by the New York Agriculture and Markets Food Safety Division tested positive for the Listeria pathogen, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.

The recalled products are beyond their “Best If Used By Date.”

Products affected are:

Item Number Brand Pack/Size UPC Codes Description Best If Used By Date

  • 00682 ROBINSON FRESH 8/16 OZ 0-95829-60015-9 KALE GREENS May 01 2023
  • 00619 ROBINSON FRESH 6/32 OZ 0-95829-60016-6 KALE GREENS May 01 2023
  • 55423 LANCASTER 20/4 OZ N/A CHOPPED KALE May 01 2023
  • 78983 GIANT 12/8 OZ 6-88267-09813-0 CURLY LEAF SPINACH April 29 2023
  • 00684 ROBINSON FRESH 8/16 OZ 0-95829-60006-7 COLLARD GREENS May 01 2023
  • 01907 GIANT 8/16 OZ 6-88267-05311-5 COLLARD GREENS May 01 2023

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

Healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.

Consumers with these symptoms should immediately consult their healthcare provider.

Customers who have any questions about the recall may contact Lancaster Foods Customer Service at 877-844-3441 Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT.

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