RECALL ALERT: Sliced fruit could be contaminated with Salmonella
Posted: Mar 14, 2014 8:42 AM CDT | Updated: Nov 5, 2014 1:54 PM CDT
ALBANY, OR -- Oregon Freeze Dry, Inc. has voluntarily recalled nearly 60,000 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit after determining the fruit could be contaminated with Salmonella.
The product is produced exclusively for Costco Wholesale Stores.
Impacted packages were removed from Costco floors. No confirmed cases of Salmonella poisoning have been reported.
Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit is sold in a red and white case containing 20 pouches of freeze-dried snacks.
Consumers who have purchased Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit with the following “Best Before Dates,” listed on the upper left corner of the front panel of the case, are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Best Before Date: FEB 14 2015 - MAR 11 2015 (which reads FEB142015 - MAR112015)
Customers with questions may contact the company at [email protected] or 1-888-641-2933 (this line is staffed Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time).
Cases of the potentially contaminated fruit were distributed to Costco Wholesale stores in morstates, including Wisconsin.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning often include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.