Signature Select Avocado Chunk Recall [US]


Signature Select branded Avocado Chunks

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc., an Abbotsford, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Signature Select branded Avocado Chunks due to suspected risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/GJ2R30oYeJP

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/natures-touch-frozen-foods-west-inc-voluntarily-recalls-signature-select-avocado-chunks-due

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following processed Avocado Chunks are subject to this recall:

  • Signature Select branded Avocado Chunks, sold in 12-ounce plastic bags with a best-before date code of OCT 11 20 and a UPC of 2113009412

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

According to the FDA, Nature’s Touch initiated this recall after the company was informed by the FDA that a routine sample tested positive result for Listeria monocytogenes. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled processed Avocado Chunks identified above.

The recalled Avocado Chunks are known to have been distributed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming, Texas and Utah at these following retail outlets:

  • Albertsons
  • Carrs-Safeway
  • Eagle
  • Lucky
  • Pak N Save
  • Pavilions
  • Safeway
  • Safeway Community Markets
  • Vons

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), 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 processed Avocado Chunks, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Avocado Chunks 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 Listeriosis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled processed Avocado Chunks, please search for “avocado” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Nature’s Touch Consumer Service Team toll-free at 1-877-850-2664 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company by e-mail at info@naturestouch.ca.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods (West) Inc., please search for “Nature’s Touch” 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 Signature Select brand name, please search for “Signature” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11649-2019
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