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World Foods, LLC, Florida initiates voluntary recall of cut fruit and salsa products that contain Daniella Mangoes

Posted Aug 31 2012 1:29pm
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Contact:
Consumer:
1-407-851-4504

Media:
Kym Merrill
1-407-851-4504
Kym@WorldFoodllc.com
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 30, 2012 - World Foods, LLC is initiating a voluntary, precautionary recall on various products it distributes to retail supermarkets that contain mangoes associated with the Splendid Products recall of Daniella Brand Mangoes with the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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.

There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items. World Foods, LLC, Florida is issuing this voluntary recall linked to Daniella Brands Mangoes to minimize risk to the public health.

A list of the brands, products, pack sizes and affected area of distribution is provided in the table below.

BrandProductPack
Size
UPCCode
Date
Affected Area
Garden HighwayTropical Salsa11 oz8.26766-42210.48/31/2012Central & South FL
Garden HighwayTropical Salsa11 oz8.26766-42210.49/1/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Island Medley1 lb0.21140-01696.68/30/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Island Medley1 lb0.21140-01696.68/31/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Fruit Burst Bowl1 lb0.21140-01701.78/30/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Fruit Burst Bowl1 lb0.21140-01701.78/31/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Fruit Burst Bowl1.5 lb0.21140-01707.98/30/2012Central & South FL
Generic/Winn-Dixie StoresFresh Fruit Burst Bowl1.5 lb0.21140-01707.98/31/2012Central & South FL

 

Affected products contain a plant code P-009 on the label adjacent to the UPC bar code.

No other World Foods, LLC, Florida products or code dates are affected by this recall. The company is cooperating with the FDA.

The company has directly notified all customers who received the recalled product and requested removal from store shelves.

Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard it. Consumer with questions may contact the company at 1-407-851-4504, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Eastern Time. 

    
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