Dale and Thomas Popcorn is voluntarily recallingbags of its flavored, ready-to-eat Indiana-brand products due to apossible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Listeria monocytogenesis a bacterium that is pathogenic -- meaningthat it is infectious to humans, causing the illness listeriosis. It ismost dangerous to young children, the elderly, people with a weakenedimmune system and pregnant women. Listeria can cause a high fever,severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
The recalled popcorn bags were distributed after August 8 and have"best by" dates of February 4, 2013 to March 12, 2013, according to theFDA. Consumers can check specific UPC codes from this list.
Contaminated flavors include aged white cheddar, almond biscotti,American cheese, apple crisp, bacon ranch, black & white drizzle,caramel, caramel roasted peanuts, chocolate peanut butter, cinnamonsugar drizzle, dark fudge chocolate chip drizzle, kettlecorn, salt &pepper and wasabi reserve.