Organic pesto recalled after test shows Listeria contamination

April 28, 2017

Routine pathogen testing revealed Listeria contamination in The Farming Fish brand of organic basil pesto with watercress, spurring the Oregon company to recall the product, which was distributed to retailers in the state.

In addition to recalling the implicated lot, the company is recalling additional production runs as a precautionary measure and changing the way it packages the pesto, according to the recall notice on the  Food and Drug Administration website.

“Consumers who have purchased affected products should not consume the product and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, according to the