Fruit, veggies sold at Wegmans recalled over listeria concerns

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Fresh lower fruit and vegetable merchandise and ready-to-eat dips sold at Wegmans and different shops have been recalled because of attainable listeria contamination.

Fruit Fresh Up Inc. issued the recall for over 30 merchandise that have been processed at its Depew, NY, manufacturing services because of the “possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes,” in line with a recall discover posted by the Food and Drug Administration.   

The recall was initiated “after results from the environmental program found surfaces where products are packaged into containers to contain Listeria monocytogenes,” in line with the recall. 

The recalled recent lower fruits and vegetable merchandise have been packaged in clear plastic containers with a “Best if Used By” date between March 5 and March 23, 2022. The ready-to-eat dips have been packaged in 7-ounce clear plastic clamshell containers with a use-by date from March 15 to March 31, 2022, in line with the discover. 

The recalled gadgets, sold beneath model names together with Wegmans, Fresh Harvest, Lexington Co-op and Tops, have been distributed all through New York and surrounding states, the discover continued.  

Affected retailers have been informed to substantiate that the recalled product is now not out there for buy. 

The recalled recent lower fruits and vegetable merchandise have been packaged in clear plastic containers with a “Best if Used By” date between March 5 and March 23, 2022.
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Fruit Fresh Up Inc. issued the recall for over 30 merchandise that have been processed at its Depew, NY, manufacturing services.
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To date, no sicknesses have been reported in reference to the recalled merchandise, in line with officers. 

Listeria infections could cause signs akin to extreme headache and stomach ache in wholesome individuals and it will probably result in extra severe sickness and loss of life in youngsters, aged individuals and other people with weakened immune methods. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.