• Walmart's Great Value frozen cherries recalled for listeria risk

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    Some frozen, organic, sweet, pitted cherries packaged under Walmart's Great Value brand are under recall after producer Sunrise Growers Inc. found Listeria monocytogenes during routine testing.
    Distribution details - such cities and states - were incomplete in the recall notice, posted Wednesday on the Food and Drug Administration's website. Sunrise Growers shipped the frozen organic cherries on Aug. 10.
    “These recalled products were distributed to a customer distribution center in Louisiana and may have been redistributed to stores in Louisiana and Mississippi,” according to the recall...
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  • Recall of Certain Frozen Organic Dark Sweet Pitted Cherry Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes

    Recall of Certain Frozen Organic Dark Sweet Pitted Cherry Products Due to Possible Contamination by Listeria Monocytogenes

    1 month ago - By FDA

    Out of an abundance of caution, SunOpta Inc's subsidiary, Sunrise Growers Inc., has issued a voluntary recall of certain frozen organic dark sweet pitted cherry products due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and...
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