In October 2020, Walmart stores in Texas expanded a recall to include more pre-cut fruit that may be contaminated with Listeria bacteria.
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Walmart Expands Fruit Recall in Texas
In October 2020, Walmart and its fruit supplier, Country Fresh, announced two recalls for pre-cut fruit bowls that may be contaminated with Listeria, a bacteria that can cause severe food poisoning infections.
The original recall involved Freshness Guaranteed® watermelon chunks, watermelon spears, and “Summer Blend” mixed fruit bowls with watermelon.
The expanded a recall involved Walmart’s Freshness Guaranteed® fruit products with “cut and/or sliced apples, grapes, mangos, pineapples, and cantaloupe,” according to the recall
Walmart Watermelon Recall
On October 1, 2020, Walmart recalled Freshness Guaranteed® watermelon chunks, spears, and mixed fruit bowls containing watermelon.
They were sold in clear plastic clamshell containers with best-by dates of October 2, 3, and 4, 2020. They were distributed on September 23, 24, and 25, 2020.
The following watermelon products were recalled at Walmart:
- Watermelon 10 oz – UPC Code: 681131180672
- Watermelon 32 oz – UPC Code: 681131180672
- Watermelon Chunks 42 oz – UPC Code: 681131180658
- Watermelon Spears 16 oz – UPC Code: 681131180665
- Summer Blend 5 oz – UPC Code: 681131355094
Expanded Walmart Fruit Recall
On October 3, 2020, Walmart expanded the recall for Freshness Guaranteed® fruit to include the following items (with “best-by” dates between October 3 and October 11, 2020):
- APPLE GRAPE TRAY w/ CARMEL 2 lbs 10oz
- GREEN APPLE SLICES 32oz
- MIXED APPLE SLICES 32oz
- RED APPLE SLICES 14oz
- RED APPLE SLICES 32oz
- CANTALOUPE CHUNKS 10oz
- CANTALOUPE CHUNKS 16oz
- SEASONAL FRUIT TRAY 40oz
- SUMMER BLEND 5oz
- TROPICAL BLEND 5oz
- MANGO CHUNK 10oz
- MANGO SPEARS 16oz
- PINEAPPLE GRAPE MANGO BLEND 16oz
- PINEAPPLE CHUNKS 10oz
- PINEAPPLE CHUNKS 16oz
- PINEAPPLE CHUNKS 42oz
- PINEAPPLE SPEARS 32oz
- RED GRAPES 10oz
- SEASONAL BLEND 10oz
- SEASONAL BLEND 32oz
- SEASONAL TRIO 32oz
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