Meijer recalls fresh-packed foods with apples amid Listeria contamination
Following recent recalls of fresh apple for a Listeria contamination, Meijer is voluntarily pulling fresh-packaged items with apples slices from the shelves.
To date, there have been no known illnesses reported in connection to any of the recalls.
The products involved in the recall contain apple slices provided by Detroit-based Fresh-Pak, Inc, which was alerted by their supplier Sparta-based Jack Brown. Jack Brown recently announced the contamination risk and recalled other apple products sold in Meijer and other retailers.
The recalled products will be in plastic containers with printed labels include “sell by” range of December 17, 2017 through December 21, 2017. The products were sold in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
Product Description: Meijer Michigan Harvest Salad – 10 oz.
Product Description: Meijer Sharable Waldorf Salad – 16 oz.
Product Description: Meijer Fresh Cranberry Apple Stuffing Starter – 18.9 oz.
Listera monocytogenes is an organism that causes serious sometimes fatal infections. Healthy individuals may only experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Customers should stop using the product and either dispose of it, or return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund. For additional information, please contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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