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Foods Containing Sliced Apples Voluntarily Recalled

Trader Joe's was not affected; Stop & Shop has removed items from shelves.

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that Missa Bay, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ready Pac Foods, Inc., of Swedesboro, is voluntarily recalling a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable, and sandwich products containing apples, with the use‐by dates of July 8, through August 20, 2012 because they contain diced or sliced apples which may be contaminated with listeria, which can cause serious or life-threatening illnesses. 

No illnesses have been reported, but listeria was found on equipment used to produce apple products by Ready Pac Foods. Symptoms of infection may include fever, muscle aches, gastro intestinal discomfort such as nausea or diarrhea. According to a press release from the FDA, the illness primarily impacts pregnant women and adults with weakened immune systems. Most healthy adults and children rarely become seriously ill, it states. 

was not affected by the recall.  said the items it carries that contain apple slices that are pre-packaged have been "pulled off the shelf." 

Packaged apple slices distributed to McDonald’s and Burger King in New Jersey are also included in the recall.

Consumers are advised to check their refrigerators for products listed below. Anyone who may have purchased the affected product is asked to record the Use‐By date and/or UPC code number, immediately dispose of the product, and contact the Ready Pac Consumer Affairs Department, toll‐free at (800) 800‐7822, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) to obtain a full refund. Please visit the website at www.readypac.com for a copy of the release. 

The following is more detailed information on recalled products:

Product DescriptonUse-by-datesUPCode BK Fresh Apple Slices, 2oz, “Burger King” label On or before August 13 n/a Snack Pac Apples & Caramel, 4oz, "Hannaford" label On or before August 18 4126817191 Snack Pac Apples, Granola & Yogurt, 4.3oz, "Hannaford" label
  On or before August 18 4126817195
  Apple Slices, 1.2oz, “McDonalds” label
(ONLY in the following states: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ , NY, PA, RI , VT) On or before August 19 n/a On or before August 19 n/a Diced Apples for Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, 0.92oz, “McDonalds” label (ONLY in the following states: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ , NY, PA, RI , VT) On or before August 19 n/a Fruit & Walnut Snack, 5.75oz, “McDonalds” label On or before August 20 n/a Apple Blue Pecan bistro, 4.75oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 12 7774529497 Fruit Frenzy, 32oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 18 7774523086 Fruit Tray Bien, 32oz, “Ready Pac” label On or before August 18 7774521606 Ready Snax Apples, Cheese with Caramel Dip, 4oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 18 7774523896 Ready Snax Apples, Celery, Raisins with Peanut Butter, 4oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 18 7774523897 Ready Snax Apples, Granola & Yogurt, 4.3oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 18 7774523086 Super Fruit Blend, 6oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 17 7774521606 Super Fruit Medley, 10.5oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 16 7774523896 Sweet Sunshine Platter, 37oz, "Ready Pac" label On or before August 16 7774523897 Apple, Blue Cheese & Pecan Complete Salad Kit, 8.75oz, "Safeway Farms" label On or before August 18 7774523089 Apple Caramel Dipper, 6.7oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 16 7774523076 Apple Peanut Butter Dipper, 6.5oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 15 7774523746 Apple Slices, 3.5oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 16 7774524204 Baby Carrots, 3oz, "Wawa” label On or before August 16
2113033680 Chicken Salad Snack, 6.7oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 12 2619100394 Chicken Salad Sandwich, 7.8oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 10
2619100268 Fruit & Cheese, 6oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 11 2619102232
  Protein Power Pack, 7.8oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 11 2619102517 Red Grapes, 3oz, "Wawa" Label On or before August 13 2619102760 Turkey & Cheese Sandwich, 7.7oz, "Wawa" label On or before August 10 2619105670 Apples, Celery, Raisins & Peanut Butter, 4oz, "Wegmans" label On or before August 18 2619102567 Apples, Cheese & Caramel Dip, 4oz, "Wegmans" label On or before August 15 2619102565 Apples, Granola & Low Fat Vanilla Yogurt, 4.3oz, "Wegmans" label On or before August 18 2619102518

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