Del Monte Recalls Fresh Cut Fruit Containing Apples

Posted on December 11, 2014 by

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Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. announced the recall of fresh cut fruit containing Gala red apples grown in Pennsylvania. The affected product was distributed to a limited number of customers in a few States in North East U.S. and is being recalled because these apples have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

A total of 3,051 consumer packages containing fresh cut red apples were distributed to Giant Eagle, Amazon Fresh, Sunoco, Peter’s Fruit, Wegmans, Sheetz and 7-Eleven and have Best If Enjoyed By dates of 12/3/14, 12/6/14, 12/7/14 and 12/8/14. The fresh cut red apples have a red color skin. The recalled fresh cut fruit packages containing red apples were distributed for sale in clear plastic containers with one of the following labels and markings:

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Del Monte Recalls Fresh Cut Fruit Containing Gala Red Apples

The recall of the fresh cut fruit containing red apple is a result of a random test by the Division of Food Safety of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. FDA was advised on 12/9/14.

Del Monte Fresh has received no reports of illnesses related to this recall.

Consumers who believe that they are in possession of the fresh cut fruit containing the affected red apples should dispose of the product in an appropriate waste container. Consumers with questions may contact Del Monte Fresh by calling 1-800-659-6500, operating 24 hours a day, or email Del Monte Fresh at Contact-US-Executive-Office@freshdelmonte.com.


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