FreshLine / Caito Foods Service Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired Fresh-Cut Mango Products Due to Possible Health Risk - This
Posted Sep 18 2012 3:04pm
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Media: Armand Angeles 800-428-8078 ext. 355 firstname.lastname@example.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 17, 2012 - In cooperation with the FDA's warning to not consume mangoes from Agricola Daniella, FreshLine / Caito Foods Service of Indianapolis, Indiana, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of expired products that contain fresh-cut mangoes and are distributed to retail supermarkets due to the potential risk that the mangoes may contain Salmonella. This is associated with FoodSource's (Edinburg, TX) recall of mangoes sourced from Agricola Daniella. The FDA has placed Agricola Daniella on the Import Alert Listing.There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the items listed in this recall. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.FreshLine has directly notified all retailers who have received the recalled product and has directed them to remove affected product(s) from their store shelves. Product is packaged in clear plastic containers (cups, bowls, tubs, and clamshell type containers). Consumers who may have purchased affected products with the listed code dates on the attached chart should not consume them and should destroy or discard it. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-428-8078, Monday through Friday, except on holidays, from 8:00am to 5:00pm EST.
The affected products will have printed code dates ranging from 08/04/12 to 09/16/12. These code dates are clearly printed on the top or bottom label of each individual package.
Affected products, brands, and states are provided at the end of this release.
The affected products were processed by FreshLine between July 26, 2012 and September 6, 2012 and may contain Agricola Daniella mangoes from FoodSource.