Fruit Recall 2019 has a new member to join its regime. Walmart Target and many more are the ones joining the regime. They have recalled several fruits from their stores. For those who eat fruits as an escape for summers will now have to seek alternatives. So, which fruits that has been recalled? Are they your favorite ones? Moreover, why are they being recalled? Know it all here.
Fruit Recall 2019: Why is it happening?
Fruit Recall 2019 has several fruits on the list. It comprises of a range of freshly cut products. These products are produced by Caito Foods. Caito is an Indianapolis based company.
It has recalled fruits from retails in almost sixteen states. This is because of the contamination of Salmonella Carrau. The announcement regarding the same was made by the Food and Drug Administration. This was done on Friday.
Salmonella Carrau is an organism which can cause serious infections. This infection can also be fatal. It mostly affects children and fairly old people.
Moreover, anyone who has a weak immune system can also be infected. However, the ones who are healthy are not spared. This is because it has negative effects on them as well.
So irrespective of your immune system strength, you need to be careful.
Which fruits are being recalled and where?
The recall is only in sixteen states. This is because the infected fruits were supplied to these states. These states are Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, and New York. Even Kansas, Kentucky Minnesota and Ohio are a part of the states’ list.
Moreover, fruits have also been recalled from Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
They were being sold by retailers like Walmart, Target, Kroger and Whole Foods. Moreover, Trader Joes and some independent retailers were also selling infected fruits.
The recalled fruits include watermelon chunks, seasonal fruit salad, mixed fruit chunks, and melon mix. Moreover, fruit mix, fruit burst, cantaloupe chunk and Fruit spear assorted is also a part of the list.
Honeydew chunks, fruit medley, melon spear trio, and Fru tray have also been recalled.
To get the entire list along with UPC and affected states, please click here.
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