A voluntary recall was issued for minced crab meat packaged by Rome Packing
Co., based in East Providence, Rhode Island. During a routine sampling,
the company discovered that some of the products may have been contaminated
The products are distributed nationwide and the company is encouraging
any patrons that purchased these products to return them to the store
they purchased them from for a refund.
Upon discovering the Listeria, Rome Packing immediately made the recall
aware to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has been abiding by
their policies. They are also initiating corrective actions to ensure
the Listeria doesn’t contaminate any other products and is cleansed
from the facility.
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacteria that can cause the following:
- High fever
- Abdominal cramping and diarrhea
- Miscarriages or stillbirths in pregnant women
- Fatal infections in children
If you or anyone in your family consumed any of the affected product, you
should seek medical attention as soon as possible. If you are suffering
the ill-effects of this product or any other product, please
contact Golomb & Honik today as you may be entitled to legal action. You can call our experienced
team of attorneys at (855) 889-5389. We serve clients in the Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania area, New Jersey, and nationwide.