Woolworths Recalls Frozen Rice mix amid Listeria Concerns

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The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services has revealed that a Victorian may have contracted listeria as a result of consuming the recently recalled frozen vegetables.

It is feared they contained the deadly listeria monocytogenes - with 47 people being affected since 2015, nine of which have died.

An MPI spokeswoman said, once the vegetables were cooked, there was no risk of listeria poisoning.

Below are the products being recalled and if in doubt, chuck 'em out.

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In the statement the company confirmed: "The Woolworths product is sourced from Belgium and contains frozen sweetcorn sourced from the Greenyard Factory in Hungary". Product of Hungary (only).

In Australia, Aldi's own-brand line of frozen vegetables, Market Fare, was among those affected, as was Essentials and Bell Farms products, which are sold at Woolworths.

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the vegetables may contain Listeria monocytogenes which can cause listeriosis, a rare illness responsible for the death of two people in the United Kingdom a year ago.

Symptoms could include headache, fever, tiredness and aches and pains. "Also in pregnant women listeria can cause miscarriage, and if the baby is born it could have brain damage".

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People at risk are advised to contact their doctors immediately after possible symptoms appear.

"The products affected contain a particularly unsafe strain of listeria and are being recalled as a precautionary measure to ensure consumers are protected", chief executive Peter May said.

Mr May said that people who have the recalled frozen vegetable products (listed below) in their freezers should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them.

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Listeriosis is a rare infection caused by the bacteria listeria. "This product has been tested and found to be compliant".

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