March 20, 2017 -- Possible listeria contamination has triggered the recall of Edamame (soybeans) by Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. of California.
The recalled 8-ounce packages of "Edamame Soybeans in Pods" are dated between 01/03/2017 and 03/17/2017 and labeled UPC 0-23012-00261-9. They were sold at sushi counters in grocery stores, cafeterias and corporate dining centers across much of the United States.
Listeria bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or older adults, pregnant women, and others with weakened immune systems. To date, no illnesses associated with the recalled products have been reported, according to Advanced Fresh Concepts.
Consumers with the recalled Edamame should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information, call the company at 1-866-467-8744.