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Mastronardi Produce Voluntarily Recalls Grape Tomatoes Because of Possible Health Risk

Wed, 05/04/2011 - 12:21pm

 

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Contact:

Consumer:

734-943-0276

Media:

Kevin Safrance

Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.

Kingsville, Ontario, Canada 

Day time phone: (519) 326-3218

After hours phone: (519) 796-7704

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 3, 2011 - Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of grape tomatoes.  The products are associated with a recall by Six L’s Packing Company of Immokalee, Florida on April 29, 2011 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.  There have been no illnesses reported to date.

Grape Tomatoes Subject to This Recall:  

Brand & Product

Size

UPC

Lot #

State

Aldi “From the Vine” Grape Tomatoes

1 pint clamshell package

0 33383 65585 7

41141, 41144, 41149

IL, MI, WI

Sunset Grape Tomatoes

1 pint clamshell package

0 57836 65585 0

40665, 40667,

40673, 40883,

40955, 40986,

40989, 40990,

40991, 41148,

41154, 41155

41160

FL, MA, MD, MI,

NJ, NY, OH, TX

WI

Sunset Grape Tomatoes

2 lb clamshell package

0 57836 65586 7

40680

NJ

Trader Joe’s Splendido Little Tomatoes

12 oz clamshell package

0080 8606

40675, 40676,

41142

Eastern Seaboard, & Midwest

Locations Only

   

The Lot number is on the side of the UPC in vertical position.  Direct Accounts that received these lots have been formally notified.  Direct Accounts that were not formally notified are not involved in this recall.  This recall does not include any other tomato products distributed by Mastronardi Produce.

Consumers who have purchased from a specific lot of grape tomatoes mentioned above are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact Mastronardi Produce at 734-943-0276, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

 

 

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