Del Monte Recalls Vegetables Tray Due to Possible Parasite Contamination
Del Monte is recalling batches of their vegetable trays due to a parasite outbreak.
The fresh cut vegetable trays were sold in six midwest states, including Michigan.
According to the company, the recall involves a limited quantity of their 6oz, 12oz, and 28oz vegetable trays that contain broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip.
Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and their possible involvement.
The trays could be contaminated with the cyclospora parasite, which has sickened 78 people.
According to the CDC, the infection usually is not life threatening.
Symptoms may include watery diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, and fatigue.
They have “Best If Enjoyed By” date of June 17, 2018 or earlier.
Anyone with the impacted product should throw it away.
The FDA is investigating the outbreak.