Greenhead Lobster Products LLC is recalling certain Greenhead Lobster brand lobster products with best before dates through 2023 because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
According to the FDA, the recall was initiated on Oct. 2, 2021, and is complete. However, the recalled products have best before dates throughout 2023 and could be in consumers’ freezers.
The products were distributed in Colorado, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New York and Connecticut.
|#||Product Description||Recall Number||Classification||Code Information||Product Quantity||Reason for Recall|
|1||Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat – 2lbs; Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat – 1lb; Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Broken Meat – 2lbs; Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Tail Meat – 2lbs; Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat – 10.3oz; Greenhead Lobster brand Frozen Cooked Scored Claws – 3lbs||F-0176-2022||Class I||Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 2lbs. – Best Before Dates: 5/10/23, 6/8/23, 6/9/23, 6/10/23, 6/15/23, 6/17/23, 6/23/23, 6/28/23, 8/3/23 Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 1lbs. – Best Before Date: 6/22/23 Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Broken Meat 2lbs. – Best Before Dates: 5/10/23, 6/17/23, 6/22/23, 6/23/23, 8/3/23, 8/24/23, 8/25/23 Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Tail Meat 2lbs – Best Before Dates: 6/17/23, 6/22/23, 6/23/23 Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Claw and Knuckle Meat 10.3 oz – Best Before Dates: 5/10/23, 6/9/23, 6/10/23 Greenhead Lobster Frozen Cooked Scored Claws 3lbs – Best Before Dates: 6/8/23, 6/15/23||3,622 lbs||Products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.|
Recalled products should not be consumed.
About Listeria infections
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still cause serious and sometimes life-threatening infections. Anyone who has eaten any lobster and developed symptoms of Listeria infection should seek medical treatment and tell their doctors about the possible Listeria exposure.
Also, anyone who has eaten any of the recalled products should monitor themselves for symptoms during the coming weeks because it can take up to 70 days after exposure to Listeria for symptoms of listeriosis to develop.
Symptoms of Listeria infection can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Specific laboratory tests are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which can mimic other illnesses.
Pregnant women, the elderly, young children, and people such as cancer patients who have weakened immune systems are particularly at risk of serious illnesses, life-threatening infections, and other complications. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, their infections can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.
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