Albertson's Jumps On The Recall Bandwagon, Pulls Green Beans From Shelves

Is nothing safe, not even house brand canned vegetables? Reuters reports that on Thursday, supermarket chain Albertson’s announced a recall of its private label French style green beans because of fears they may be contaminated with botulism.

How can you know whether your green beans are dangerous? Albertson’s recently launched “consumer information center” doesn’t offer any help as of Friday morning, but according to Reuters,

The recall involves Albertsons private label French Style Green Beans, 14.5 oz., with UPC number 41163412088.

Or, you can bake them into a casserole for your upstairs neighbor, and then see whether the constant, maddening tattoo of footsteps stops.