Apples Slices Recalled Due to Listeria Danger
Packaged apple slices distributed to McDonald's and Burger King in some states are included in the recall as are packaged food containing apples
LINDAU, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 04: Gala apples are pictured during the apple harvest next to the lake Constance on September 4, 2009 in Lindau, Germany. The lake is situated in Germany, Switzerland and Austria near the Alps. More then 1500 farmers grow apples in the lake Constance area. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)
Sliced apples distributed to fast-food and grocery chains nationwide are among packaged products being recalled due to possible listeria contamination.
No illnesses have been reported, but listeria was found on equipment used to produce apple products by Missa Bay LLC, owned by Ready Pac Foods Inc. of Swedesboro, N.J.
Packaged apple slices distributed to McDonald's and Burger King in some states are included in the recall as are packaged food containing apples distributed to Wawa convenience store and Wegman's grocery chains and some "Ready Pac" products.
Recalled products have use-by dates of July 8 through Aug. 20. Missa Bay announced the voluntary recall on Friday, saying the food went to 36 states and the District of Columbia. People may contact Ready Pac at 800-800-7822 or visit www.readypac.com .
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Published at 4:26 PM EST on Aug 10, 2012
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