The FDA has found potential Listeria contamination in Edamame products after random quality testing came back positive for the fatal bacteria. Listeria monocytogenes cause fever, muscle aches, diarrhea an other gastrointestinal problems, with symptoms appear a few days to a few weeks after consumption.
"The products were packaged by AFC Franchisees and sold, under refrigeration, in 8.0 oz (227 g) packages and identified as “Edamame – Soybeans in Pods”. The packed Edamame was sold at designated retail sushi counters within grocery stores, cafeterias, and corporate dining centers in the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WY." - FDA