Costco Kirkland Signature Frozen Fruit Recall Expands [US]


Costco Kirkland Signature Frozen Fruit Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Townsend Farms, Inc., a Fairview, Oregon establishment, expands its existing recall for certain batch/lots of Costco Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend Frozen Fruit consisting of Raspberries, Blueberries and Blackberries to include distribution in additional US states.

The original recall was initiated due to possible Hepatitis A contamination and consequential risk of viral infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/IOOw30oVLzQ

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/townsend-farms-inc-notifies-costco-possible-health-risk-and-recalls-conventional-frozen-kirkland

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Three Berry Blend Fruit products are subject to this recall:

  • Costo Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend, sold in four (4) pound plastic bags with the following with a best-by date codes:
    • FEB1620,(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
    • FEB1820,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
    • FEB2920,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
    • MAR0120,(A),(B),(C),or (D);
    • APR1920,(B),(C), or (D);
    • APR2020(A),(B),(C),(D),(E), or (F);
    • APR2720(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
    • APR2820(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
    • MAY0220(A),(B),(C),(D),(E),(F),(G), or (H);
    • MAY0420 (H).

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, Townsend Farms has recalled certain batch/lots of Costco Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend Frozen Fruit products due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. Although Costco originally thought these Frozen Fruit products had been sold only in its San Diego and Los Angeles, California and Hawaii stores it now appears the recalled Frozen Fruit products were also sold in Costco’s Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada stores. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Fruit products identified above.

==> For information about Hepatitis A contamination, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend Frozen Fruit products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Frozen Fruit to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle Hepatitis poisoning.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Three Berry Blend products, please search for “fruit” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Townsend Farms’ Customer Service representatives toll-free at 1-877-244-0947, during normal business hours Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company by e-mail at TownsendFarms4283@stericycle.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Hepatitis A contamination, please search for “Hepatitis” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Townsend Farms, please search for “Townsend” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Costco brand, please search for “Costco” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Private Selection brand name, please search for “Private Selection” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11623-2019
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