On October 25th, 2019 North Bay Produce Inc. voluntarily issued a recall of certain varieties of fresh apples packed and shipped from one packinghouse between October 16th-October 21st due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall was initiated as a result of a product test which revealed that finished products contained the bacteria. The recalled product was shipped directly from the company to retailers, brokers and wholesalers in Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas and Wisconsin. North Bay Produce, Inc. has informed the FDA and its customers of this recall.
To date, health authorities have not linked any illnesses to this recall, and no other North Bay Produce products are affected by this recall.
News Release including product photos
Frequently Asked Questions & Photos of recalled product(s)
Information for consumers and the public at large:
Consumers who have the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should discard or return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may click here to see a list of Frequently Asked Questions, , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-231-929-4001, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Over the weekend, we will also return messages.
Information for commercial customers:
Retailers, brokers and wholesalers who received the recalled product directly from us have been notified of this recall and directed to destroy and remove from commerce any product still in inventory. In addition, we have also issued a public news release in order to inform consumers and a broader range of possible buyers who did not buy directly from the company.
Wholesalers, retailers, brokers, or other buyers with questions may call their sales representative Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.