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Pacific Coast Fruit Company Recalls Deli Styled Fruits Salads for Potential Salmonella Braenderup Contamination
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2012 - Pacific Coast Fruit Company, Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling multiple types of fresh cut processed items based on the potential contamination of Salmonella Braenderup, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening for infants, older people, pregnant woman and people with weakened immune systems. The most common symptoms of Salmonella are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever, which develop within eight to 72 hours of eating contaminated food. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days and most people recover without treatment.
Pacific Coast Fruit utilized a portion of the mangoes that were recalled by Splendid Products LLC marked with the Daniella Label in some of our fresh cut processed items. Please see attached list for specific products entered into commerce, including UPC code, Pacific Coast Fruit Item Number, and Best If Use by Date.
Pacific Coast Fruit recalled products were distributed to various retailer groceries in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Alaska.
The recalled deli styled items is packed in 6 lbs – 8 lbs salads bags.
There have been NO reported illnesses associated with this recall. This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have purchases this product should not consume it and are urged to return it to the place of purchase or destroy the product. Consumer with questions can contact Pacific Coast Fruit at 503-234-6411 between the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm PST Monday through Friday.
|UPC Code||Item Number||Description||Date Indicator||Date Range For Recall|
|20728 70006||70006||VA Kit New Gourmet Fruit Salad 7.75#||Best if Used By||July 26 to August 30|
|20728 71784||71784||Mango & Cucumber Salsa||Best if Used By||July 30 to September 3|
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.