Listeria risk prompts recall of sliced red apples sold at H-E-B stores - Outbreak News Today | Outbreak News Today Outbreak News Today
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Fresh from Texas of San Antonio, Texas is voluntarily recalling multiple products containing sliced red apples which are identified below because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No illnesses have been reported to date.
The product was sold by H-E-B stores in Texas.

Only the following products and production lots below are affected.

The recall was the result of internal company testing which indicated the presence of Listeria Monocytogenes in two random samples of the same product. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.

Customers who purchased the product can return the product to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may contact Fresh from Texas at (817) 690-2330 Monday- Friday 24 hours a day.

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