Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling two of its Hy-Vee Short Cuts vegetable mix products across its eight-state region (IL, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, SD, and WI) due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Country Fresh is extending their voluntary recall issued on October 2, 2020 to include various containers of “Freshness Guaranteed “cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples and cantaloupe distributed by Walmart.
Country Fresh is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of watermelon chunks from select stores as a precautionary measure due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes detected on equipment used in packing this product. FDA made these findings during a recent inspection.
The attack on Listeria continues at the Center for Produce Safety’s virtual Research Symposium.
The produce industry’s scientific community has targeted Listeria for more study, since that pathogen has targeted the produce industry so directly the past few years.
The products were sold under the Mann Packing and Del Monte labels, as well as private labels for Trader Joe's, Walmart, Safeway, Albertsons, Sobey's and more across the U.S. and Canada.
It’s that time of year again. It’s time for me to get up on my soapbox and remind you that people have died from eating candied apples stored at room temperature.
As a precautionary measure, Southern Specialties is recalling all products that were repacked at its facility on the same repacking line as the supplier’s product. None of the products have tested positive.