On Dec. 19, a recall of West Michigan-produced apples was announced by Jack Brown Produce of Sparta, Mich. and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The recall has now been expanded to include packaged apple slices.

The apples are potentially contaminated with listeria.

To date, there have been no known illnesses reported in connection with the recalls.

Meijer has recalled some Meijer brand packaged products contain apple slices that were supplied by Detroit-based Fresh-Pak, Inc. The recalled products are:

  • Meijer Michigan Harvest Salad – 10 oz., UPC: 708820684003
  • Meijer Sharable Waldorf Salad – 16 oz., UPC: 713733538640
  • Meijer Fresh Cranberry Apple Stuffing Starter – 18.9 oz., UPC: 719283379771

Fresh Pak Inc. of Detroit has also announced a voluntary recall of red/green apple slices. Jack Brown Produce of Sparta, Mich. supplied the apples and requested Fresh Pak Inc. to perform the recall. The products come in 2.2, 2.5, 9, and 7 ounce bags and/or plastic packages as well as 3 lb. bags. They are marked as follows:

Item Description Brand Name Lot Number UPC Use BY Range:
3lb Bag Dice Red Apples None 312544,312807 None Dec 29‐ Jan 2
3lb Bag Slice Red Apples None 312542 None Dec 28‐ Jan 1
(5/2.2oz) Slice Apple Bags in clamshells Michigan Apples‐ Aunt Mid’s 312547, 312806 7122817430 Dec 28‐ Jan 1
(5/2.5oz) Slice Apples w/ grapes bags in clamshells Aunt Mid’s 312546 7122817431 Dec 31
9oz Slice Apples Container Fresh Pak Inc 312447, 312537,
312666, 312780,
7122817686 Dec 17‐21
9oz Mix (red/green) Slice Apples Container Fresh Pak Inc 312448, 312538,
312781, 312944,312667
7122817687 Dec 17‐21
7oz Fruit and cheese Snacks None 312422, 312511,
312641,312755, 312918
7122817684 Dec 17‐21