Several frozen fruit products are being recalled from major grocery stores nationwide, including Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Target, Aldi, and AWG (Associated Wholesale Grocers), according to recall notices issued by the company. Posted by the US Food and Drug Administration. FDA).
SunOpta Inc.’s subsidiary, Sunrise Growers Inc., has issued a voluntary recall of specific frozen fruit products containing pineapple because they may be contaminated. Listeria monocytogenes.
The organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly or frail, and others with weakened immune systems, according to the announcement.
“Healthy individuals may experience only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea,” the recall notice said. “Listeria infection can cause miscarriage and stillbirth in pregnant women.”
MULTIPLE STRAWBERLS SELL AT WALMART, COSTCO, HEB IS RECOVERED BECAUSE MAY CAUSE HEART DISEASE
Oregon-based Willamette Valley Fruit Co., which is headquartered in Oregon, also issued a recall earlier this month for packages of frozen fruit sold at Walmart, Costco and HEB stores nationwide that contain strawberries. Westerners are grown in Mexico because they are likely to contain hepatitis A.
The recall affects Walmart’s Great Value Mixed Fruit, Great Value Dark Sweet Cherries, and Great Value Mango Chunks sold at stores in the following states: AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, IA, ID , IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, VA, WV and WY.
The products are on sale from January 19 to June 13.
Whole Foods products, including 365 organic tropical fruit blends, 365 organic pineapple pieces, 365 pineapple pieces, 365 organic whole strawberries, 365 organic strawberries and bananas, and 365 organic raspberries engine has also been withdrawn. These products were distributed throughout the United States from November 1, 2022 through June 21.
Trader Joe’s Organic Tropical Fruit Blend, Aldi’s Seasonal Choice Tropical Mix and AWG’s Best Choice Pitted Red Tart Cherries Unsweetened are also subject to the recall.
FROZEN FRUIT RECOVERY BECAUSE OF HAZARDOUS INFECTION
At Target, the recall includes Good & Gather Organic Berries and Cherry Fruit Blend, Good & Gather Dark Sweet Whole Cherries, Good & Gather Mango Strawberry Blend, Good & Gather Mixed Fruit Blend, Good & Gather Mango Chunks, Good & Gather Mango Strawberry, and Good & Gather Triple Berry Blend.
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The products were distributed nationwide from October 14, 2022 to May 22, the company said.
A complete list of recalled products and their distribution locations can be found on the FDA’s recall warning page.