Ready Pac Issues Massive Apple Recall Over Listeria

August 14, 2012

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Ready Pac Issues Massive Apple Recall Over Listeria

WASHINGTONMissa Bay LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., of Swedesboro, N.J., is recalling 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable and sandwich products containing apples because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. The recalled products were sold to foodservice outlets, including McDonald's and Burger King, as well as at supermarkets and convenience stores in 36 states and the District of Columbia.

The recall was initiated after Listeria monocytogenes was found on equipment used by Missa Bay to produce the apple products. The recalled products distributed to retailers and foodservice operators in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

The recall involves the following:

  • BK Fresh Apple Slices, 2 ounce, Burger King" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 13

  • Snack Pac Apples & Caramel, 4 ounce, "Hannaford" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Snack Pac Apples, Granola & Yogurt, 4.3 ounce, "Hannaford" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18.

  • Apple Slices, 1.2 ounce, McDonalds" label in CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ , NY, PA, RI, VT with use by dates on or before Aug. 19

  • Diced Apples for Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, 0.92 ounce, McDonalds" label in CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ , NY, PA, RI , VT with use by dates on or before Aug. 19.

  • Fruit & Walnut Snack, 5.75 ounce, McDonalds" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 20

  • Apple Blue Pecan bistro, 4.75 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 12

  • Fruit Frenzy, 32 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Fruit Tray Bien, 32 ounce, Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Ready Snax Apples, Cheese with Caramel Dip, 4 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18.

  • Ready Snax Apples, Celery, Raisins with Peanut Butter, 4 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Ready Snax Apples, Granola & Yogurt, 4.3 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18.

  • Super Fruit Blend, 6 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 17

  • Super Fruit Medley, 10.5 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 16

  • Sweet Sunshine Platter, 37 ounce, "Ready Pac" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 16

  • Apple, Blue Cheese & Pecan Complete Salad Kit, 8.75 ounce, "Safeway Farms" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Apple Caramel Dipper, 6.7 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 16

  • Apple Peanut Butter Dipper, 6.5 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 15

  • Apple Slices, 3.5 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 16

  • Baby Carrots, 3 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 16

  • Chicken Salad Snack, 6.7 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 12

  • Chicken Salad Sandwich, 7.8 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 10

  • Fruit & Cheese, 6 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 11

  • Protein Power Pack, 7.8 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 11

  • Red Grapes, 3 ounce, "Wawa" Label with use by dates on or before Aug. 13

  • Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, 7.7 ounce, "Wawa" label with use by dates on or before

  • Aug. 10

  • Apples, Celery, Raisins & Peanut Butter, 4 ounce, "Wegmans" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

  • Apples, Cheese & Caramel Dip, 4 ounce, "Wegmans" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 15

  • Apples, Granola & Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt, 4.3 ounce, "Wegmans" label with use by dates on or before Aug. 18

Click here to view the entire recall.

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