Walmart & RaceTrac Cut Watermelon and Salad Recall [US]


Walmart & RaceTrac Cut Watermelon and Salad Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Country Fresh, LLC, a Grand Rapids, Michigan establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Walmart branded, Country Fresh branded and RaceTrac branded Cut Watermelon Chunks and Fruit Salads made with Cut Watermelon Chunks from the American marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risks of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/WCwZ30rd1gi

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/country-fresh-voluntary-product-recall

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

  • Walmart:
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 4 by 10 ounce packages with a UPC of 681131180672
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 2 by 32 ounce packages with a UPC of 681131180672
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 2 by 42 ounce packages with a UPC of 681131180658
    • Watermelon Spears, sold in 4 by 16 ounce packages with a UPC of 681131180665
    • Summer Blend FTC, sold in 4 by 5 ounce packages with a UPC of 681131355094
  • RaceTrac:
    • Watermelon Chunk, sold in 5.5 ounce packages with a UPC of 74641000644
    • Melon Trio, sold in 5.5 ounce Chunk packages with a UPC of 74641031945
  • Country Fresh:
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 32 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/2/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 32 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URE0103 and a use-by date of 10/3/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 34 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/2/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 42 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URE0103 and a use-by date of 10/3/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 16 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/2/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 16 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URS0103 and a use-by date of 10/4/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 10 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/2/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 10 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URE0103 and a use-by date of 10/3/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 10 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URS0103 and a use-by date of 10/4/20
    • Watermelon Chunks, sold in 5.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/4/20
    • Summer Blend Chunks, sold in 5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URR0103 and a use-by date of 10/2/20
    • Summer Blend Chunks, sold in 5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URE0103 and a use-by date of 10/3/20
    • Summer Blend Chunks, sold in 5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URS0103 and a use-by date of 10/4/20
    • Melon Trio Chunks, sold in 5.5 ounce packages with a batch/lot designation of URE0103 and a use-by date of 10/4/20

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Watermelon Chunks and Fruit Salads can be found on the Web site above.

==> No 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 for packages containing Cut Watermelon shipped directly to Walmart and RaceTrac’s retail distribution centers stores in Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Texas after processing machinery at the production plant tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes contamination

The recalled Watermelon Fruit products were packaged in a variety of plastic clam shell containers with best-if-used by dates ranging from October 2, 2020 to October 4, 2020 inclusively, with the SKUs as listed above. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Watermelon Chunks and/or Fruit Salads identified above.

==> 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 Watermelon Chunks and Fruit Salads containing Watermelon Chunks, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Watermelon and/or Fruit Salads containing Watermelon 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 properly treat bacterial infection such as Listeriosis.

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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 Country Fresh Customer Service at 1-877-251-8300 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time (“CST”), Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Watermelon Chunks and Fruit Salads, please search for “watermelon” or more generically, “fruit” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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 Country Fresh, LLC, please search for “Country Fresh” 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 Walmart brand, please search for “Walmart” 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 RaceTrac brand, please search for “RaceTrac” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 13586-2020
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