Friday, August 10, 2012

Recalls: Caribbean Gold Cantaloupes (not the Athena variety that was originally listed), Sliced Apple Dippin' Stix, and Armour Active Packs

  • Here's a big "Oops." Burch Farms (Burch Equipment, LLC,) North Carolina, has issued a correction for the variety of the melons that were involved in their 8/2/12 recall. It turns out that the cantaloupes affected are the Carribbean Gold variety, and not the Athena cantaloupes as originally identified.
    The whole Caribbean Gold variety cantaloupes were shipped between July 15th and July 27th and distributed in FL, GA, IL, MD, ME, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC and VA. The whole cantaloupes are identified by a red label reading Burch Farms referencing PLU # 4319.
    The melons being recalled have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. News Release.

  • Reichel Foods, Inc., issued a voluntlary recall for Dippin' Stix Sliced Apples and Caramel with Peanuts and Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza Lunch Kits due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. News Release.

  • Reichel Foods has also issued a recall for some 15,880 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Being recalled are 5.6 oz. packages of "Armour Active Packs Turkey & Cheese Wrap" and 5.6 oz. packages of "Armour Active Packs Ham & Cheese Wrap." Third party testing discovered the problem. No illnesses have been reported. News Release.

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