Recall: White Castle frozen hamburgers and cheeseburgers recalled due to possible Listeria
Posted December 10, 2019 6:36 a.m. EST
Updated December 10, 2019 2:01 p.m. EST
White Castle has recalled select frozen hamburgers and cheeseburgers due to possible Listeria contamination.
The recall includes frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, 16 pack hamburgers and 16 pack cheeseburgers.
According to the recall notice on the FDA website:
"The voluntary recall will impact product on shelves at select retailers with best by dates ranging from 04 Aug 2020 to 17 Aug 2020. Any product with these dates on shelves is presently being removed. Any product with a best by date before or after these best by dates is not included in the voluntary recall."
Customers who may have purchased any of the products indicated (product codes listed below) are urged to dispose of them or return them to the store where they were purchased for an exchange or full refund and to consult with their physician regarding any medical questions.
Customers may also contact White Castle at 1-800-843-2728.
Listeria monocytogenesis an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women."
See the full recall notice on the FDA website.