Product Recalls: Pacifiers, Bagged Spinach

Source: Plainfield New Jersey

Lidl branded frozen chopped spinach is being recalled due to the potential contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes.

According to FDA Frozen Food Development, Listeria monocytogenes, 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, said the FDA.

The recalled spinach was distributed in Lidl retail stores in NJ, DE, NY and PA.

The product comes in 12-ounce poly bags, and items included in the recall are marked with lot numbers R17742 or R17963 on the back of the poly bag with a best by date of 09/10/23. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have purchased 12-ounce packages of Lidl Frozen Chopped Spinach are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact LIDL Customer Care at 1-844-747-5435 Monday thru Saturday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Eastern Standard time.

Almost 334,000 Mushie & Co FRIGG silicone pacifiers are being recalled because they pose a choking hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall advises consumers to immediately stop using the recalled pacifiers. According to the recall, the base of the silicone nipple has a fine slit that can cause it to detach from the plastic shield, thus posing a choking hazard. Mushie & Co. has received eight reports from the U.S., and about 200 reports from outside the U.S., of the silicone nipple detaching. No injuries have been reported.

The silicone pacifiers came in two designs, the Classic and the Daisy, and in two sizes: 0-6 months and 6-18 months. They were sold at SpearmintLOVE, TJ Maxx, Lil’ Tulips, Olivia & Jade Company stores nationwide, and online at and Amazon from April through December 2021.

For a full refund or credit, consumers should cut the silicone nipple from the base of the pacifier and send a photo of both pieces of the pacifier to Consumers should then dispose of the pacifier by placing both pieces in the garbage.

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