March 24, 2015 --More than 73,000 cases of its products are being recalled by Amy's Kitchen due to possible listeria contamination.
"This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Amy's organic spinach suppliers that Amy's may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes," the company said in a statement, ABC News reported.
The recalled products which include lasagnas, pizza and enchiladas that contain the potentially contaminated spinach. Amy's Kitchen said it is not aware of any illness or complaints related to the recalled products.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and other people with weakened immune systems, according to Kirsten Larson, manager of the food safety program for the Association of Public Health Laboratories, ABC News reported. Symptoms include high fever, headache and abdominal distress.