It started out this week with produce distributor Splendid Products voluntarily recalling certain lots of Daniella brand mangoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella braenderup. The recalled mangoes, a product of Mexico, were sold as individual fruit and can be identified by the Daniella brand sticker and one of the following PLU numbers: 3114, 4051, 4311, 4584 or 4959. The recalled mangoes were sold at various retail stores throughout the U.S. between July 12 and August 29, 2012. Mangoes have been linked to a number (21) of recent cases of salmonellosis in Canada, and will by week’s end be linked to cases in California and 16 other states.
Then Giant Food of Landover, Md., following a voluntary recall by Splendid Products, announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible Salmonella braenderup contamination. The following product, purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 is included in this recall: Daniella mangos, PLU 4959.
Then Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, LLC, following a voluntary recall by Splendid Products announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible Salmonella braenderup contamination. The following product, purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 is included in this recall: Daniella mangos, PLU 4959
Spokane Produce, Inc., then voluntarily recalled a small lot run of Pineapple/Mango Pico de Gallo because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella braenderup. The recall only includes 128/16ounce plastic containers of the refrigerated Pineapple/Mango Pico de Gallo with the UPC code “8869483987” under the brand labels Garden Patch or Yoke’s. The product was distributed to 11 inland northwest supermarkets in Washington, Idaho and Montana. The Pineapple/Mango Pico de Gallo includes mangoes of the Daniella brand that is being recalled by the supplier due to the potential contamination with Salmonella braenderup.
Today World Foods, LLC initiated a voluntary, precautionary recall on various products (Tropical Salsa, Fresh Island Medley and Fresh Fruit Burst Bowl) it distributes to retail supermarkets that contain mangoes associated with the Splendid Products recall of Daniella Brand Mangoes with the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella braenderup.
Today BI-LO announced an immediate voluntary recall on whole Daniella brand mangoes sold with a universal product code (UPC) of 0-00000-04051 in stores between July 12 and Aug. 27, 2012. The recalled mangoes, a product of Mexico, were sold as individual fruit and can be identified by the Daniella brand sticker. The product is being recalled in the states of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee due to a potential health risk from possible contamination with Salmonella braenderup.
Today Winn-Dixie announced an immediate voluntary recall of select cut fruit produced by Renaissance Food Group. The products are being recalled as a precaution because they contain a mango ingredient that has the potential of being contaminated with Salmonella braenderup. This recall is associated with Daniella Brand Mangoes distributed by Splendid Products.
Today Garden Highway-brand Tropical Salsa, and Fruit Burst and Island Medley varieties of cut fruit sold under the Winn-Dixie name were recalled due to a potential health risk from possible contamination with Salmonella braenderup. The recalled products will have a plant number of P-009 on the product label that will be located to the left of the universal product code (UPC). The recall is not companywide, but only for product sold in central and south Florida stores from the following counties: Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Flagler, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Saint Lucie, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia.
The week ended with a total of 105 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup have been reported to PulseNet from 16 states since July 1, 2012. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: California (80), Delaware (1), Hawaii (3), Idaho (1), Illinois (1), Louisiana (1), Maine (1), Michigan (1), Montana (1), Nebraska (1), New Jersey (1), New York (3), Oregon (1), Texas (2), Washington (6), and Wisconsin (1). 25 ill persons have been hospitalized.
What will next week bring?