Check Your Freezer! FDA Warns of Frozen Fruit Recall in Arizona
As the summer rolls in, we may be adding more fruit to our diet. Before you reach into your freezer for that bag of frozen fruit, make sure you don't have this brand in your freezer. Here's what you should do if you do find it.
Check Your Fruit Bags If Purchased at Costco in Arizona
If you've been to Costco and purchased frozen fruit, you'll want to check your freezer.
"Wawona Frozen Foods is voluntarily recalling year-old packages of its Organic DayBreak Blend distributed to Costco Wholesale stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah and Washington from April 15, 2022 to June 26, 2022 because the DayBreak Blend includes organic frozen strawberries grown in Mexico which may have the potential to be contaminated with Hepatitis A."
The brand, Wawona Organic DayBreak Blend Frozen Fruit Mix was available for purchase at Costco stores in Arizona, as well as stores in California, Colorado, Utah, and Washington.
If you purchased this brand of fruit between April 15, 2022 and June 26, 2022. The products may still be in your freezer. Check the 'use by' dates to verify.
Check the Use By Dates on the Packages for Fruit
The recalled products have a Use By date of 09/23/2023, 09/29/2023, 09/30/2023 or 10/18/2023
The company has voluntarily recalled the frozen fruit packages due to, "possible Hepatitis A contamination of some of the organic strawberries grown in Mexico that were included in the blend."
What to Do with the Frozen Fruit
If you find this in your freezer, either throw it away or return it to Costco for a refund. You can also contact Wawona Frozen Foods at 1-866-534-9986 for more information.
Whatever you do, don't eat the fruit or give it to animals to consume. For more information about Hepatitis A and how to prevent it, visit the CDC website.
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