Frozen fruit recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Sunrise Growers Inc., a subsidiary of SunOpta Inc., has released a voluntary recall several frozen fruit products and fruit mixes due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
According to FDA Notice, the following recalled products were distributed at multiple retailers, including grocery chains in North Carolina. See the complete list of products and lot numbers on the FDA website.

Aldi: Season’s Choice Tropical Blend distributed in select distribution centers or stores in AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IA, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NY, OH, OK , PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT and WV from October 11, 2022 to May 22, 2023

Target: Good & Gather Organic Cherry & Berry Fruit Mix, Good & Gather Sweet Black Pitted Cherries, Good & Gather Mango Strawberry Mix, Good & Gather Fruit Mix, Good & Gather Mango Chunks, Good & Gather Blueberries and Triple Berry Good & Gather Mix distributed nationwide from October 14, 2022 to May 22, 2023

Trader Joe’s: Scenic Fruit Company has expanded the recall of the organic tropical fruit mix to include 16 oz bags that were distributed nationwide with best before dates of 4/24/24, 8/4/24, 10/13/ 24, 04/11/24. (Different lots of the Organic Tropical Fruit Blend were also recalled during the recent Hepatitis A outbreak. The recalls affect bags sold at different times. To see which bags are affected by the Hepatitis A outbreak recall , Click here

Walmart: Great Value Mixed Fruit, Great Value Dark Sweet Cherries and Great Value Mango Chunks sold in stores in AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MN, MO , MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, VA, WV and WY from January 19, 2023 to June 13, 2023

Whole foods: 365 Organic Tropical Fruit Blends, 365 Organic Pineapple Chunks, 365 Pineapple Chunks, 365 Organic Whole Strawberries, 365 Organic Sliced ​​Strawberries and Bananas, and 365 Organic Blackberries Distributed in Select Stores in the U.S. November 1, 2022 through November 21 June 2023

AWG (associated wholesale grocers): Best Choice Unsweetened Pitted Tart Red Cherries distributed at select fulfillment centers or stores in KS, MO, NE and OK from April 5, 2023 through May 4, 2023

The recall relates to pineapple supplied by a third-party supplier, according to the FDA Recall Notice.

According to the recall, there have been no illnesses associated with this fruit recall.

“Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may only experience symptoms short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.Any consumer concerned about an illness should contact a physician,” the FDA recall reads.

If you have this recalled product in your freezer, do not eat it. Return it to the store for a refund or throw it away.

Questions can be directed to or by calling 1.888.490.5591 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

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