July 15, 2020

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Pacific Coast Fruit Joins Caramel Apple Recall

Pacific Coast Fruit of Portland, Ore. is notifying all of its customers who received Happy Apple caramel apples that they have been recalled for Listeria. The company, distributes fruit in Oregon, southwest Washington and British Columbia. Happy Apples ceased production of caramel apples in October as part of a routine, seasonal shut down and the caramel apples produced are no longer available in stores. But a recall has been issued for caramel apples with "best if used by" dates between August 25th and November 23rd. The recall was issued after Bidart Brothers, which supplies apples to the Happy Apple's California facility, notified the company that there may be a connection between a listeriosis outbreak and the apples supplied to that facility. Symptoms Listeria food poisoning can … [Read more...]

Third Caramel Apple Recall for Listeria Monocytogenes: Merb’s

A third company has voluntarily recalled caramel apples because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A Listeria outbreak linked to commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples has sickened at least 30 people in 10 states and killed five. Now Merb's Candies is recalling Bionic Apples and Double Dipped Apples. Last week, Happy Apples caramel apples and California Snack Foods Karm'l Dapples were recalled in connection with this outbreak. Their apples were supplied to them by Bidart Brothers, an apple processor and packer, whose products may be associated with this Listeria outbreak. Merb's is recalling Bionic Apples and Double Dipped Apples that were available for sale in St. Louis area locations, through local supermarkets in the produce section, and through mail … [Read more...]

Arizona Prominent in Listeriosis Outbreak, Caramel Apple Recalls

Arizona is one of only five states named as a distribution territory in the latest caramel apple recall and now has the distinction of being involved at many levels of a rapidly evolving investigation of Listeria food poisoning.  New outbreak details could be released in the coming week, but Arizona already is proven to have 14 percent of the 29 confirmed cases of listeriosis associated with pre-packaged, commercially produced caramel apples. Four deaths have stemmed from the outbreak and nine illnesses have occurred in a pregnant woman or her newborn baby. Arizona, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and New Mexico are the leading states in the outbreak, but five other states have confirmed cases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been monitoring the national … [Read more...]

Duncan Hines Apple Caramel Cake Mix Recalled for Salmonella

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Pinnacle Foods Canada Corporation are recalling Duncan Hines brand Apple Caramel cake mix in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled product is Duncan Hines Apple Caramel Cake Mix in 590 gram packages. The UPC number is 6 44209 02223 6 and the best before dates are 17 AL 07, 17 AL 08, 17 SE 27, and 17 JN 29. The product was sold nationally at the retail level. If you purchased this product, do not use it. Throw it away in a sealed container or take it back to the store where you bought it for a full refund. … [Read more...]

Tastee Apple Recalls Caramel Apples for Undeclared Peanuts

Tastee Apple is recalling their Plain Caramel Apples because they may contain undeclared peanuts, one of the major food allergens. Anyone who is allergic to peanuts could have a life-threatening reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the consumption of this product. The recalled "Plain Caramel Apples" are sold in 3 ounce packages. They were distributed in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, New Jersey, and Indiana in retail stores. This is not a quality issue, but a food allergen issue. The apples have the UPC number 0-35266-00027-3 and a code expiration date of 9 29 stamped on the front label. Some packages were mislabeled, and the Plain Caramel Apple includes peanuts not listed on the ingredient … [Read more...]

Sour Caramel Apple Gum Recalled for Undeclared Milk

Project 7 is recalling all lots of Sour Caramel Apple Gum because the caramel flavoring ingredient contains a small amount of dairy that is not declared on the label. People who are allergic to milk could have a serious reaction if they eat this product. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled product is Sour Caramel Apple Gum in a 0.53 ounce white and green film pouch package with the image of a caramel apple on a stick on the front. Each pouch has 12 pieces of gum. "Sour Caramel Apple", "Gourmet Gum" and "Sugar Free" are printed on the label. On the rear panel, the UPC number is 844911 002919. It was sold nationally, in limited distribution, in various retailers and online. If you purchased this product and are allergic to milk, do not eat it. Discard or return to … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Listeria Recall Totaled 15.25 Million Pounds

New enforcement documents on file with the Food and Drug Administration show the full spectrum of apple recalls made by Bidart Bros. -- a voluntary action that applied to 15.25 million pounds of Gala and Granny Smith varieties from the 2014 harvest. The product quantities totaled 33,900 cases of Gala apples and 347,970 cases of Granny Smith apples, with each case weighing between 40-45 pounds, according to the reports. Distribution incorporated Minnesota, California, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, Tennessess, Texas, Michigan, Arizona, Maryland, Oregon, Kansas, Illinois, Georgia, New Jersey, Iowa, Louisiana, Missouri and Canada. The Bakersfield, Calif., company is facing numerous Listeria apple lawsuits in connection with an outbreak that hospitalized 34 people in 12 … [Read more...]

In Canada, More Caramel Apples Recalled for Listeria

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory are recalling apples sourced from the United States for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The products were sold at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory at 23 Rowan Street in St. John's, NL. No illnesses are associated with these specific products, but there is a listeriosis outbreak in Canada linked to imported Bidart Brothers apples that were used to make caramel apples. The recalled products are Classic M&M Caramel Apples sold from December 23, 2014 up to and including January 7, 2015. Also recalled is Classic Almond Caramel Apples sold from December 23, 2014 up to and including January 7, 2015. Finally, Original Caramel Aples sold from December 23, 2014 up to and including January 7, 2015 … [Read more...]

Happy Apple Expands Recall to Include Kroger Caramel Apples

Happy Apple Company is expanding their recall of caramel apples to include Kroger brand caramel apples. These apples are associated with the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has sickened at least 32 people in 11 states and killed six. Three children have developed Listeria meningitis as a result of their illnesses. The Kroger apples have a best use by date between September 15 and November 18, 2014 and were sold in single packs and three packs. They were distributed to retailers in Arizona, Alaska, Kansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. You can see pictures of product labels at the FDA web site. Bidart Brothers, one of Happy Apple's suppliers, recently told the company that there may be a connection between the … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Lawsuit, 3 Listeria Recalls and Bidart Brothers Apples

An outbreak of Listeria infections has prompted three recalls of prepackaged caramel apple products, all connected to Bidart Brothers, an apple supplier in California. The first caramel apple lawsuit was filed in CA, but, according to Listeria lawyer Fred Pritzker, others are sure to follow in the 9 other states where people have been sickened: Arizona (4), Minnesota (4), Missouri (5), New Mexico (5), North Carolina (1), Texas (4), Utah (1), Washington (1), and Wisconsin (3). The most recent recall was issued by Merb's Candies of St. Louis, MO. Yesterday the company announced a recall of Bionic Apples and Double Dipped Apples because they were made with apples supplied by Bidart Brothers that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These products were sold by Merb's to St. … [Read more...]

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