After learning of a possible listeria problem, Southern Specialties -from Pompano Beach- recalled green beans and butternut squash sold at Walmarts in nine states. The recall announcement on their website says: “Although no actual food product has tested positive for the bacterium, a table surface at the supplier’s facility tested positive during a routine test.”
So, selected lots of Marketside Bagged Green Beans in 32-ounce and 12-ounce bags and Marketside Bagged Butternut Squash in 16-ounce bags have come off the shelves of Walmarts in Florida, South Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia.
The recalled lot Nos. for the 32-ounce bags of green beans are 83931-123 and 83939-124, both with a best by date of March 9. For the 12-ounce green bean bags, the lots are Nos. 83928-628 and 83932-123 and the best by date is March 8. The recalled butternut squash lot Nos. are 83940-319 or 83940-139 with a best by date of March 6.