Butternut squash recall announced over possible listeria contamination


Butternut squash items were recalled by Lancaster Foods LLC due to possible listeria contamination.

The company issued a voluntary recall on all its processed butternut squash items. In the company’s Jan. 19 announcement posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website, the recall was made because the products have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. The recall covers several states which include Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington, D.C., Vermont, and Virginia.