As related to the recent warning from the FDA not to eat mangoes from Mexico’s, Agricola Daniella, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. is voluntarily recalling in limited quantity, specific fresh-cut fruit packages that contain mangoes because of the risk of Salmonella contamination.
A list of the products in question can be found in the company’s press release related to the recall. All the products are in clear plastic bowls.
The products were distributed by retail establishments in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Salmonella can cause sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly, as well as those with compromised immune systems. Symptoms often displayed by otherwise healthy people include fever, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), nausea and vomiting and abdominal pain. To learn more about the recall involving mangoes due to Salmonella infection, visit the CDC’s website.
Per the CDC, a total of 121 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup have been reported from 15 states.
The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: California (93), Delaware (1), Hawaii (4), Idaho (1), Illinois (2), Maine (1), Michigan (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (3), Oregon (1), Texas (2), Washington (8), and Wisconsin (1).
25 ill persons have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.
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