Apples Recalled from 36 States Due to Listeria Contamination – Some Sent to McDonalds and Burger King Stores

Ready Pac Foods Inc. has recalled recalled 293,488 cases and 296,224 individual packs of fruit, vegetable and sandwich products containing the apples that were shipped to 36 U.S. states for restaurants owned by McDonald’s, Burger King and and other stores including Wegmans Food Markets Inc. because of possible  contamination from the bacterium listeria.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious or life-threatening illness. Symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, nausea or diarrhea.
Ready Pac said the products were shipped to Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
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