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 DescriptionBrand NameLot NumberUPCUse BY Range:
3lb Bag Dice Red ApplesNone312544,312807NoneDec 29‐ Jan 2
3lb Bag Slice Red ApplesNone312542NoneDec 28‐ Jan 1
(5/2.2oz) Slice Apple Bags in clamshellsMichigan Apples‐ Aunt Mid’s312547, 3128067122817430Dec 28‐ Jan 1
(5/2.5oz) Slice Apples w/ grapes bags in clamshellsAunt Mid’s3125467122817431Dec 31
9oz Slice Apples ContainerFresh Pak Inc312447, 312537,
312666, 312780,
7122817686Dec 17‐21
9oz Mix (red/green) Slice Apples ContainerFresh Pak Inc312448, 312538,
312781, 312944,312667
7122817687Dec 17‐21
7oz Fruit and cheese SnacksNone312422, 312511,
312641,312755, 312918
7122817684Dec 17‐21

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