In light of recent news of Salmonella outbreaks, I wanted to inform the readers of this blog of two precautionary recalls due to possible salmonella contamination. Even if the recalls do not pose a serious danger to ones health, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Additionally, retailers are allowing for returns of these products for a full refund.

Daniella Mangoes

Splendid Products has recently announced the recall of Daniella mangoes due to possible salmonella contamination. This recall came about after Canada initiated a recall of the mangoes due to reported illness. According to the FDA, the recalled mangoes were packed in Mexico, distributed by Splendid Products and sold between July 12, 2012 and August 29, 2012 at various stores throughout the United States.

Affected Mango Products:

  • The recalled mangoes can be identified by the Daniella brand sticker and one of the following PLU numbers: 3114, 4051, 4311, 4584 or 4959.
  • Packaged produce item labeled, “Garden Highway Mango Medley.”  UPC code: 8-26766-21437, Sell-by date: Aug. 28.

List of Companies Recalling Daniella Mangoes:

  • BI-LO
  • Charlie’s Produce
  • F&S Produce Co., Inc.
  • Food Lion
  • Giant Food
  • Harvey’s
  • Pacific Coast Fruit Company
  • Ready Pac
  • Real Foods
  • Reid’s
  • Spokane Produce Inc.
  • Stop & Shop
  • Taylor Farms, New Jersey
  • Winn-Dixie
  • World Foods, LLC

Refund:

Consumers who have purchased the affected products are entitled to a full refund. All they must do is bring the receipt or sticker to their local retail store where they purchased the Mangoes.

You can find additional information regarding the Mango recall here

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kits

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, Real Mex Foods is recalling approximately 77,688 pounds of Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kits. The reason for the recall is that the salad dressing included in the salad kit is made with cilantro, which is possibly contaminated with Salmonella.

Recalled Products:

  • 36-oz. trays of "El Torito Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kit."
  • 18-lb. cases that contain eight (8) 36-oz. trays of "EL TORITO Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kit."

You can find additional information regarding the Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Kits recall here.

What to Do if You Have Been Affected by a Recalled Product

If you or a loved one has become injured or has sustained property damage as a result of a recalled product, you may be entitled to compensation. To speak with a products liability attorney, click here.

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