Stop&Shop recalls smoothie kits for risk of listeria

(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

QUINCY, Mass. (WPRI) — Stop & Shop has taken Jamba At Home Smoothie kits out of its stores due to the potential that the products may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, the super market announced on Friday.

According to a statement by Stop & Shop, the products were removed after a recall by Inventure Foods, Inc.

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Jamba Mango A Go Go Smoothie, 8 oz., UPC 88403885099; with a best before date of 18 Mar 2016 and a lot code of 72644AH01 or a best before date of 17 Oct 2016 and a lot code of 71075AH01
  • Jamba Orange Dream Machine Smoothie, 8 oz., UPC 88403885168; with a best before date of 18 Mar 2016 and a lot code of 72644AH01 or a best before date of 17 Oct 2016 and a lot code of 71075AH01
  • Jamba Caribbean Passion Smoothie, 8 oz., UPC 88403885169; with a best before date of 18 Mar 2016 and a lot code of 72644AH01 or a best before date of 17 Oct 2016 and a lot code of 71075AH01
  • Jamba Green Fusion Smoothie, 8 oz., UPC 88403885102; with a best before date of 18 Mar 2016 and a lot code of 72644AH01 or a best before date of 17 Oct 2016 and a lot code of 71075AH01
  • Jamba Strawberries Wild Smoothie, 8 oz., UPC 88403885098; with a best before date of 18 Mar 2016 and a lot code of 72644AH01 or a best before date of 17 Oct 2016 and a lot code of 71075AH01

According to Stop & Shop, no illnesses have been reported to date.

Those who consume food contaminated with listeria monocytogenes can contract liseriosis, a rare but potentially fatal disease. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea.

For more information, consumers may call Inventure Foods at 800-279-2250 or Stop & Shop Customer Service at 1-800-767-7772.

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