A New Jersey Company is recalling individually packaged products that contain sliced and diced apples.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Missa Bay, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., of Swedesboro, New Jersey is voluntarily recalling a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable, and sandwich products containing apples, as listed below, with the Use-by dates of July 8, 2012 through August 20, 2012 because they contain diced or sliced apples which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious or life-threatening food borne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Symptoms of infection may include fever, muscle aches, gastro intestinal symptoms such as nausea or diarrhea. The illness primarily impacts pregnant women and adults …
Bags of hearts of romaine may contain Listeria monocytogenes
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Monday, July 2, 2012
Dole is recalling 2,598 cases of bagged hearts of romaine due to a possible health risk of Listeria monocytogenes. The bags can be identified by the following: The salads were distributed in nine states, including Pennsylvania, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. According to the FDA, no illnesses have been reported in association with the recall, but the bagged salads are being recalled as a precaution due to “isolated instance in which a sample of Dole Hearts of Romaine salad yielded a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test conducted by the FDA.” No other bagged salads are included in the recall. Consumers who have the product should not consume it, and …