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Salmonella fears prompt H-E-B, Walmart to recall papayas




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July 27, 2011, 9:39am
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced that Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas is recalling all Papayas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

Fresh, Whole Papayas were distributed nationwide and to Canada through retail stores and wholesalers.

Agromod is recalling all Blondie, Yaya, Mañanita, and Tastylicious Brand papayas sold prior to July 23, 2011. Each Blondie Brand papaya can be identified by a blue and orange sticker label with green and white lettering on the fruit that states Blondie 4395 Mexico. The Yaya Brand Papayas can be identified by a yellow, red, orange, and green label with white, green and red lettering that reads Yaya Premium Papayas Yaya PLU-4395 Mexico. Each Mañanita Brand Papaya can be identified by a green, yellow and red sticker label that states Mexico Mañanita 4395. The Tastylicious Brand Papayas can be identified by a white and blue sticker with red and white lettering that states 4395 Tastylicious MEXICO.

The papayas were imported from Mexico and are possibly linked to 97 reported cases of Salmonella Agona, including 10 hospitalizations, in 23 states throughout the United States. Recent sampling by the FDA found the outbreak strain in two papaya samples collected at Agromod Produce, Inc. location in McAllen, TX and at the U.S. border destined for Agromod Produce, Inc. The shipments that tested positive with the outbreak strain were not distributed in the U.S. Distribution of the product has been suspended while FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have purchased the Blondie, Yaya, Mañanita, and Tastylicious Brand Papayas are urged to return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 385-7658, Monday -- Friday 10:00 am -- 5:30 pm CST.

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In an abundance of caution, H-E-B is issuing a precautionary recall for fresh papayas following an alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The papayas, supplied by Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas, are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

While none of its customers have reported illnesses, H-E-B, who is committed to ensuring the safety of its customers, is removing all fresh papayas from its stores immediately.

"Ensuring the safety and quality of products sold in our stores is a top priority for H-E-B," said Winell Herron, H-E-B Group Vice President of Public Affairs and Diversity. "We continue to monitor the situation closely and will return the product to our stores once it is absolutely safe for our customers."

Customers with concerns or questions can contact H-E-B Customer Relations at 210-938-8357 or 1-800-432-3113.
 


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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
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July 28, 2011 10:13am
 
 
The recall has expanded to those sold under the GHSW brand. The FDA has released the following:
GHSW, LLC of Houston, Texas is recalling fresh cut fruit products containing ... Read More Read More
 

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