New Era Canning Company of New Era, Michigan is recalling all cans of green beans and garbanzo beans in #10 cans (large cans containing between 6 and 7 pounds) because they may have been processed under conditions which could have led to contamination by Clostridium botulinum bacterium spores, which can cause life-threatening illness or death. The codes on the affected product begin with the numbers “00249,” or the letters “GREEN” or “GARB”. This recall does not include Italian Green Beans because that is a different product. The two earlier recalls:
- New Era Canning Company Announces New Recall of Certain Lots of Mexican-style Chili Beans, Green Beans and Dark Red Kidney Beans Because of Possible Health Risk
- New Era Canning Company Recalls Canned GFS Fancy Blue Lake Cut Green Beans Because of Possible Health Risk
It is interesting that this new recall notice comes out at 6:00 PM on a Friday night — hmmm, bet they did not think the "Merry Flawger" would be paying attention. I clearly need to find something to do on Friday nights.
The following product labels are affected:Continue Reading New Era Botulism Beans Recalled – Again