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CINCINNATI – Randall Foods Inc. on Wednesday recalled all 21 varieties of its Randall-brand beans, citing “manufacturing deviations” that may have allowed for botulism contamination.

According to the voluntary recall issued by the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company, the affected beans were potentially underprocessed, which can result in Clostridium botulinum contamination.

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The manufacturing deviations included a nonfunctioning temperature-indicating device, but no illnesses linked to the potentially compromised products have been reported, the company stated.

An estimated 1.6 million cases of affected beans were distributed between March 1, 2019, and May 15, 2021, at retail locations across the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, botulism is a rare but potentially deadly illness that can affect neural and motor function. Symptoms may include:

• Double vision

• Blurred vision

• Drooping eyelids

• Slurred speech

• Difficulty swallowing

• A thick-feeling tongue

• Dry mouth

• Muscle weakness

Consumers who have purchased jars of Randall-brand beans, regardless of the “Best By” date, are asked to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (513) 793-6525.

Click here to see the complete list of 21 recalled products.