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Simply Fresh recalls dip made with ingredients recalled in connection with deadly outbreak

Simply Fresh Foods LLC is recalling black bean 6 layer dip because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The dip was sold nationwide in Canada under the Rojo’s brand, according to a recall notice posted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

The product was made using ingredients recalled by Rizo López Foods Inc. in association with an outbreak investigation in the United States.

Consumers can use the following information to determine whether they have the recalled dip.

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Rojo’s Black Bean 6 Layer Dip 2 x 1.13 kg 0 44276 01842 0 BB: 24 FE 06; 24 FE 14; 24 FE 23; 24 FE 29; 24 MR 07; 24 MR 14; 24 MR 15

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 recalled product 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 product 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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