Wanted to give you a heads up just in case you haven’t heard the new information regarding pre-sliced apples distributed to fast food chains like McDonald’s, Burger King and grocery store chains…
From CBS/AP: Pre-sliced apples distributed to fast-food and grocery chains across the country are among packaged products being recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria bacteria.
Missa Bay LLC, owned by Ready Pac Foods Inc. of Swedesboro, N.J., announced the voluntary recall on Friday, saying a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individual units went to 36 states and the District of Columbia. People who may have purchased the recalled products are asked to record use-by dates and UPC codes and contact Ready Pac at 800-800-7822. More information on the more than two dozen products recalled and the states involved is available on the company’s website.
A complete list of products can also be found here on the Food and Drug Administration website.
Packaged apple slices distributed to McDonald’s and Burger King in some states are included in the recall, as are some packaged fruit, veggies, salads and sandwiches containing apples distributed to Wawa convenience store and Wegman’s grocery chains. Various apple and fruit snacks with “Ready Pac” labels and apple salad kits with a “Safeway Farms” label are included as well.