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AFC Franchise Corp. Recalls Edamame Sold at Select Schnucks Stores

Product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

AFC Franchise Corp. has recalled edamame from 41 Schnucks stores because two lots of the product has tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptom such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with consumption of this product.

The recall affects AFC Edamame purchased from Schnucks Sushi Bars/Seafood Departments up to and including Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Customers may return any unused product for a full refund. Those with questions should contact the Schnucks Consumer Affairs department at 314-994-4400 or 1-800-264-4400.

Schnucks stores affected by this recall:


Lindenwood    1900 First Capitol Drive     Lindenwood, MO 63301

Dorsett     2030 Dorsett Road     Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Woods Mill     1060 Woods Mill Plaza     Chesterfield, MO 63017

Chesterfield     141 Hilltown Village Center     Chesterfield, MO 63017

Kehrs Mill     2511 Kehrs Mill Road     Ballwin, MO 63017

Twin Oaks     1393 Big Bend Road     Twin Oaks, MO 63021

Mason     12756 Olive Blvd.     Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Ladue     8867 Ladue Road     Ladue, MO 63124

Clayton & Lindbergh     10275 Clayton Road     St. Louis, MO 63124

Richmond Center     6600 Clayton Road     Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Des Peres     12332 Manchester Road     Des Peres, MO 63131

Kirkwood     10233 Manchester Road     Kirkwood, MO 63122

Webster     8650 Big Bend Blvd.     Webster Groves, MO 63119

Brentwood     8800 Manchester Road     Brentwood, MO 63144

Eureka     245 East 5th Street     Eureka, MO 63025

Culinaria     315 North 9th Street     St. Louis, MO 63101

Hampton Village     60 Hampton Village Plaza     St. Louis, MO 63109

South City     3430 South Grand Blvd.     St. Louis, MO 63118

Loughborough     1020 Loughborough Ave.     St. Louis, MO 63111

Butler Hill     4333 Butler Hill Road     St. Louis, MO 63128

Telegraph     5519 Oakville Shopping Center     St. Louis, MO 63129

Columbia     1400 Forum Blvd.     Columbia, MO 65203

Jefferson City     1801 Missouri Blvd.     Jefferson City, MO 65109


Seven Hills     907 East Highway 50     O’Fallon, IL 62269

Montvale     2801 Chatham Road     Springfield, IL 62704

Sangamon     1911 Sangamon Ave. East     Springfield, IL 62702

Champaign     109 North Mattis Road     Champaign, IL 61821

Urbana     200 North Vine Street     Urbana, IL 61802

Savoy     1301 Savoy Plaza Center     Savoy, IL 61874

Knoxville     10405 North Center Way Drive Peoria, IL     61615

Peoria     4800 North University Street     Peoria, IL 61614

East State     6410 East State Street     Rockford, IL 61108

Cherry Valley     2206 Barmes Blvd.     Rockford, IL 61112

Mulford     2601 North Mulford Road     Rockford, IL 61114

Loves Park     1810 Harlem Road     Loves Park, IL 61111

Roscoe     4860 Hononegah Road     Roscoe, IL 61073


Lawndale     5000 Washington Ave.     Evansville, IN 47715

Green River     3501 North Green River Road     Evansville, IN 47715

Darmstadt     600 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road  Evansville, IN     47725

Newburgh     8301 Bell Oaks Drive     Newburgh, IN 47630