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Amy's Kitchen Spinach Linked to Listeria

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are confirming that a recall involving frozen spinach is affecting products at grocery stores in New Jersey.

Amy's Kitchen, a popular organic prepared foods company, is recalling packages of frozen lasagna, pizza, pasta, and more containing spinach because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria, the company said in a recent press release.

The recall, which effects both the US and Canada, includes over 70,000 cases of a wide range of Amy's frozen products manufactured between Jan. 21, 2015, and March 14, 2015.

Affected Amy's products include: Vegetable Lasagna, Tofu Vegetable Lasagna, Garden Vegetable Lasagna, Tofu Scramble, Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, Spinach Pizza, Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl, Stuffed Pasta Shells Bowl, Gluten Free Tofu Scramble, and Gluten Free Dairy Free Vegetable Lasagna.

The recall was issued after an organic spinach supplier notified Amy's that it may have received a spinach shipment tainted with listeria, a bacteria that health officials have linked to illnesses and deaths, particularly in young children and the elderly. So far, Amy's has received no illness complaints linked to the recall.

Amy's, customers with questions can call (707) 781-7535 Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific time. For Wegmans, customers can call (855) 934-3663 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

For full lists of recalled products, visit the Amy's recall notice on the FDA's website here and the Wegmans recall notice here.

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury from tainted food, you may be entitled to compensation through a product liability lawsuit. The talented and experienced lawyers at Breslin and Breslin can assist you in filing a claim against the manufacturer and recouping losses for your damages. Eligible parties may be able to reclaim losses including but not limited to medical bill costs, lost wages and pain and suffering. To find out if you are eligible to file a New Jersey product liability claim contact Breslin and Breslin today. 

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