Frozen biscuits sold at Food Lion recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
Several brands of frozen biscuits have been recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, our sister station WSET reported.
The products were distributed in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, according to T. Marzetti Company.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
It can also cause short-term symptoms in healthy individuals, such as severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Brookshire said not to consumer the products.
Thankfully, no illnesses have been reported in connection to the recalled items.
All "Best By" dates of the following products are included in this recall. Click here for that list.
Although these products are not ready-to-eat items and have baking instructions which, if followed, will reduce consumer risk, there remains some risk that the mishandling of this product prior to or without adequate baking may cause illness.
Get rid of the products or return them to the place you bought them for a full refund.
Customers who purchased the biscuits from Food Lion can get a refund at a Food Lion Store or call customer service at 1-800-210-9569.