Del Monte Foods Recall Due To Risk Of Botulism

December 31, 2018

 

Del Monte Foods has issued a recall of over 64,000 cases of their Fiesta Corn seasoned with red and green peppers due to a risk of botulism from under-processing. According to the recall notice issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the cans were not properly sanitized which could result in “contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed.”

 

According to the notice, to date no illnesses have been reported. The product was distributed to locations throughout 25 states and 12 international locations.

 

The product being recalled are the 15.25 ounce cans with the UPC 24000 02770. The product will also have one of the following “Best if Used By” dates stamped on the bottom of the can:

  • August 14, 2021

  • August 15, 2021

  • August 16, 2021

  • Sept 3, 2021

  • Sept 4, 2021

  • Sept 5, 2021

  • Sept 6, 2021

  • Sept 22, 2021

  • Sept 23, 2021

Areas of Distribution

 

States:

  • Alaska

  • Alabama

  • California

  • Connecticut

  • Florida

  • Georgia

  • Illinois

  • Indiana

  • Kansas

  • Louisiana

  • Maryland

  • Michigan

  • Mississippi

  • Missouri

  • North Carolina

  • New Jersey

  • New York

  • Oklahoma

  • Pennsylvania

  • South Carolina

  • Texas

  • Vermont

  • Virginia

  • Washington

  • Wisconsin

International Locations:

  • Bahamas

  • Barbados

  • Belize

  • Bermuda

  • El Salvador

  • Haiti

  • Guyana

  • Uruguay

  • Aruba

  • Panama

  • Saint Lucia

  • Suriname

Consumers who have these products are being urged to return it to the original place of purchase for exchange or a full refund, or to throw it away. 

 

Those with questions can call Del Monte Foods at 1-800-779-7035, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm Eastern Time, or you can log into their website.

 

 

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