Wegmans Oranges, Lemons & Prepared Meals Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Wegmans Food Markets, IncWegmans Food Markets, Inc., a Rochester, New York establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Valencia Oranges, Lemons and numerous Products Containing Fresh Lemons from the American marketplace due to suspected 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/i81w30r3Jzy

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/wegmans-food-markets-inc-announces-recall-select-valencia-oranges-lemons-and-various-products

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Valencia Oranges, Lemons and numerous Products Containing Fresh Lemons are subject to this recall:

Fruit products, sold from Wegmans Food Markets from July 31 and to 7, 2020:

  • Wegmans Valencia Oranges, packaged in four (4) pound bags with a UPC of 7789052363
  • Wegmans Lemons, packaged in two (2) pound bags with a UPC of 7789015917
  • Wegmans Bulk Lemons, customer selected and weighed at cash-out with a generic PLU of 4033

Prepared Meals suspected of containing the recalled Lemons, purchased from 8/5/2020 through 8/7/2020 at Wegmans Food Markets:

  • AIP Veggie Pizza
  • Assorted Claw Platters
  • Bay Seasoned Soft Shell Crab
  • Bronzini Seasoned Fillet
  • Chicken Cutlet Meals
  • Chicken Cutlets
  • Chicken French
  • Crab Cake
  • Crab Claw Trays
  • Crab Soft Shell Tempura
  • Fresh Cooked Shrimp
  • Fresh Cooked Shrimp and Crab Claw Trays
  • Fresh Grilled Shrimp
  • Grilled Shrimp Trays
  • Italian Roasted Salmon Single Meals
  • Lobster Claw and Shrimp Platters
  • Seasoned Whole Bronzini
  • Seasoned Whole Rainbow Trout
  • Shrimp Salad (made in store)
  • Wegmans Fresh Cooked & Grilled Organic Shrimp Combo Trays
  • Wegmans Ready to Cook Salmon with Lemon Pepper Rub
  • Wegmans Ready to Cook Whale Soft Shell Crab with Lemon
  • Whole Seasoned Snapper

You can see additional information concerning this notification by visiting this FDA Web page created for this recall: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/product-recall-lemons-valencia-oranges-and-items-containing-fresh-lemon.

==> No best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after Freshouse Produce LLC a Salisbury, North Carolina establishment, and primary ingredient supplier of Lemons and Oranges to Wegmans, issued a recall after Freshouse’s internal testing identified Listeria monocytogenes on a piece of equipment in one of its packing facilities.

==> 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 Fruits and Vegetables, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the products to the store or wholesaler 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 properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Listeriosis.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Valencia Oranges, please search for “oranges” or more generically, “fruits” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Wegmans Food Markets toll-free at 1-855-934-3663 from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST, Saturday to Sunday.

For any questions questions, comments or complaints concerning the raw fruits subject to this recall, please contact Freshouse II at 1-631-369-7150 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.freshouserecall.com or by e-mail at customerservice@freshouse.com.

==> 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 Wegmans Food Markets, please search for “Wegmans” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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Recalls Direct RIN: 13355-2020
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