This seems to be becoming a common occurrence, Great Value items being pulled off shelves by Wal-Mart. This time around it isn’t because of a bacteria lurking- it’s glass fragments.
Pictsweet Co. of Bells, Tennessee, has advised the public not to consume their vegetables because they may contain glass.
The recall covers the following items:
– Kroger 12-ounce Green Peas (UPC 11110 89736). Production Codes of 1440BU, 1440BV, 1440BW, and 1600BD.
– Kroger 12-ounce Peas and Carrots (UPC 11110 89741). Production Codes of 1960BD and 1960BE.
– Great Value 12-ounce Steamable Sweet Peas (UPC 78742 08369). Best by dates of July 20, 2012; July 21, 2012.
– Great Value 12-ounce Steamable Mixed Vegetables (UPC 78742 08026). Best by date of July 15, 2012.
Consumers with questions may contact Pictsweet toll-free at 1-800-367-7412, extension 417, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Monday through Friday.