CASPER, Wyo. — Snack packs that were distributed nation wide are being recalled due to a potential health concern.
Reichel Foods Inc. is recalling the Pro2Snax packages because the hard boiled eggs inside may be contaminated with a bacteria that can cause illness if consumed, the United States Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday, Dec. 26.
“These single serve Hard Boiled Egg products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,” the FDA says. 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.”
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“Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.”
No illnesses have been reported due to people consuming the products.
The products subject to the recall include:
- Pro2Snax To The Max Granny Apples /Hard Boiled Egg/Cheddar/Cashew & Craisin
- Pro2Snax To The Max Gala Apples/Hard Boiled Egg/White Cheddar/Almond & Craisin
“Consumers should discard the product immediately or return it to their point of purchase for a full refund,” the FDA says. “Customers with questions may contact Reichel Foods Inc. at (866) 372-2609, ext 233.”
“The voluntary recall is being conducted and coordinated with the Food and Drug Administration.”