Del Monte recalls vegetable trays in cyclospora outbreak

Certain vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip have been recalled by Del Monte Fresh Produce NA, Inc., because of their potential to be contaminated with cyclospora. The vegetable trays were distributed to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Del Monte has recalled 6 ounce, 12 ounce, and 28 ounce vegetable trays that were distributed to Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond’s, Sentry, Potash, Meehan’s, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket, and Peapod. The products are marked with a “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018, or earlier. Del Monte 6 oz. Veg Tray w/dip is marked with UPC 7 1752472715 2; Del Monte 12 oz. Veg Tray w/dip is marked with UPC 7 1752472518 9; and Del Monte 28 oz. Small Veg Tray w/dip is marked with UPC 7 1752478604 3.

These packages, distributed for sale in clear plastic containers, should be disposed of properly. Consumers who have purchased the recall products should not eat them.

Cyclospora is a parasite that can cause the intestinal illness Cyclosporiasis. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the infection usually is not life threatening. Symptoms of Cyclosporiasis may include watery diarrhea (most common), loss of appetite, weight loss, cramping, bloating, increased gas, nausea, and fatigue. Other symptoms that may occur, but are less common, include vomiting and/or low-grade fever.

If you have purchased or consumed any of the potentially contaminated Del Monte vegetable trays, please contact the food poisoning lawyers at 1-888-335-4901 to learn more about filing a lawsuit.