Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin,Because of Possible Health Risk

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. (“Del Monte Fresh”) announced today,
the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz.
vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks,
carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana,
Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state
agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement. Del Monte has
recalled the products because they may be linked to this recent cluster
of illnesses and have the potential to be contaminated with Cyclospora,
a parasite that can cause the intestinal illness Cyclosporiasis.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the infection usually is
not life threatening. Symptoms of Cyclosporiasis may include the
following: watery diarrhea (most common), loss of appetite, weight loss,
cramping, bloating, increased gas, nausea, fatigue. Other symptoms that
may occur but are less common include the following: vomiting and/or
low-grade fever.

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Vegetable Tray 6 oz. (Photo: Business Wire)

The recalled products were distributed to: Kwik Trip, Kwik Star,
Demond’s, Sentry, Potash, Meehan’s, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket
and Peapod in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and
Wisconsin and have “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018 or
earlier. The recalled products were distributed for sale in clear
plastic containers with the following labels and markings:

Del Monte 6 oz.

Veg Tray w/dip

cauliflower, celery sticks

and dill dip

Consumers who believe that they are in possession of any of the above
products affected by this recall should dispose of the product in an
appropriate waste container. For any inquiries, consumers may call 24
hour customer service line at 1-800-659-6500 or email Del Monte Fresh at Contact-US-Executive-Office@freshdelmonte.com.

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