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GHSW, LLC Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired Fresh-Cut Mango Products Due to Possible Health Risk

Published on Thursday, 20 September 2012 03:36

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GHSW, LLC Recalls Limited Quantity of Expired Fresh-Cut Mango Products Due to Possible Health Risk

 

Contact
Consumer:
1-888-449-9386

Media:
James Catchot
(916) 638-8825
Jimc@rfgfoods.comJames 
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 19, 2012 - GHSW, LLC of Houston, Texas is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of expired products that contain fresh-cut mangoes and are distributed to retail supermarkets due to the potential risk that the mangoes may contain 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.

This recall is associated with Food Source’s recall of mangoes sourced from Agricola Daniella. The FDA has issued an Import Alert and advised consumers not to eat mangoes from Agricola Daniella.

The products listed in this recall were distributed through retail stores to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi & Texas. Products are packaged in clear plastic containers (cups, trays and clamshell type containers) and were distributed to retail distribution centers August 29-September 5, 2012. Products contain printed code dates on the top or bottom labels of the plastic package, ranging from 9/7/12 -9/15/12. Please reference the information below for all products and code dates associated with this recall.

 

Brand

Product

Pack Size

UPC code

Date Range

Included States

 Garden Highway Plant Code P-008

 Island MedleyIsland

 1 Lb

 8.26766-20104.4

 Best if Sold By: 9/8/12, 9/13/12, 9/15/12

 TX, LA, MS, AL, AR

 

 

Mango Spears

 

 

1 Lb

 

 

8.26766-26849.8

 

 Best if Sold By: 9/8/12,

9/13/12

 

 

Fruit Burst

 

 

1 Lb

 

 

8.26766-24107.1

 

Best if Sold By: 9/8/12,

9/13/12, 9/15/12

 

Fruit Burst

 

1.5 Lbs

 

 

8.26766-24127.9

 

Best If Sold By: 9/8/12,

9/13/12, 9/15/12

 

 

Garden Highway

Plant Code P-008

 

 

Mango Medley

 

 

10 oz

 

 

8.26766-21433.4

 

Best if Sold By: 9/8/12,

9/9/12, 9/11/12,9/13/12

 

TX, LA, AR

 

Mango Spears

 

1 Lb

 

8.26766-26849.8

Best if Sold By:

9/8/12,9/11/12, 9/13/12,

 

Generic Label

Plain White Label with no brand & Sold at Winn-Dixie Stores Plant Code P-008

 

 

Mango Spears

 

 

 

 

Fruit Burst

 

 

1 Lb

 

 

 

 

1 Lb

 

 

0.21140-01694.2

 

 

 

 

0.21140-01701.7

 

Best if Sold By: 9/7/12,

9/8/12, 9/10/12, 9/11/12,

9/12/12, 9/14/12,

9/15/12

 

Best if Sold By: 9/7/12,

9/8/12, 9/10/12, 9/11/12,

9/12/12, 9/15/12

 

LA, MS

 

 

Fruit Burst

 

 

1.5 Lbs

 

 

0.21140-01707.9

 

Best if Sold By:9/7/12,

9/8/12,9/10/12, 9/11/12,

9/12/12, 9/14/12,

9/15/12

 

Signature Café

Sold at Tom Thumb & Randalls

Plant code P-008

 

 

 

Fruit Basket Medley

 

 

30 OZ (1 LB

14 OZ)

 

 

 

21130-06918

 

 

TX

There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the items listed in this recall. The company has directly notified all retailers who have received the recalled product and has directed them to remove affected product(s) from their store shelves. Consumers who may have purchased affected products with the listed code dates should not consume the product and should destroy or discard it.

Consumers with questions may contact the company Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm PDT at 1-888-449-9386

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