Pre-packaged veggies from Trader Joe's and Green Giant recalled over listeria fears 

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Pre-packaged vegetables sold under the brand names Green Giant, Signature Farms and Trader Joe's have been recalled over listeria fears.

Manufacturer Growers Express voluntarily recalled the products - including butternut squash, cauliflower, select vegetable bowls and zucchini - after the bacteria was found in a sample in Massachusetts.

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The vegetables were produced at a factory in Biddeford, Maine, and shipped to grocery stores in 29 states and Washington, DC.

Health officials say no one has reported any illnesses from consuming the products, according to a release from the US Food and Drug Administration.

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'The safety of our consumers is our first priority,' Tom Byrne, president of Growers Express, said in a statement.

'We self-reported the need for this recall to the US Food and Drug Administration and stopped production immediately after being notified of a single positive sample by the Massachusetts Department of Health.

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Byrne said the company is 'deep sanitizing' the entire facility and line equipment before it resumes producing the vegetables.

The recalled products were shipped to both local grocery stores and major retailers such as Food Lion and Trader Joe's.

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Affected states include Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,...
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