A California-based firm introduced Saturday it’s voluntarily recalling California-grown entire avocados over fears of attainable listeria contamination.

Henry Avocado Company mentioned in information launch it introduced the recall as a part of a precaution after optimistic take a look at outcomes for Listeria monocytogenes have been found on environmental samples taken throughout a routine authorities inspection at its California packing facility.

“We’re voluntarily recalling our merchandise and taking each motion attainable to make sure the protection of customers who eat our avocados,” mentioned Phil Henry, president of Henry Avocado.

As of now, there are not any reported diseases related to this recall.

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The recalled merchandise have been packed at Henry Avocado’s packing facility in California and distributed in Arizona, California, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. All shipments from the ability are topic to recall, as the corporate didn’t start packing there till late January 2019.

Avocados imported from Mexico and distributed by Henry Avocado should not topic to the recall and should proceed to be offered and consumed, in line with the corporate.

Customers can determine the recalled merchandise by the “Bravocado” stickers. The natural avocados are labeled “natural” and embrace “California” on the sticker, in line with the corporate.

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Listeria monocytogenes could cause critical and typically deadly infections on kids, aged individuals and others with weakened immune techniques. Signs embrace excessive fever, extreme headache, stiffness, nausea, belly ache and diarrhea.

Henry Avocado issued the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine inspection at its California packing facility.

Henry Avocado issued the voluntary recall out of an abundance of warning as a result of optimistic take a look at outcomes on environmental samples taken throughout a routine inspection at its California packing facility.
(Enterprise Wire through AP)

“You need to search medical care and inform the physician about consuming probably contaminated meals you probably have a fever and different signs of attainable listeriosis, reminiscent of fatigue and muscle aches, inside two months after consuming probably contaminated meals,” in line with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention. “That is particularly vital if you’re pregnant, age 65 or older, or have a weakened immune system.”

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Henry Avocado mentioned it’s contacting all affected clients to substantiate that the recalled merchandise are instantly faraway from retailer cabinets. Retailers can determine Henry Avocado natural merchandise by the bar code on the stickers.

Customers who’ve bought any recalled avocados are urged to not eat them, however to discard them or return them to the place of buy for a full refund. These with further questions could contact Henry Avocado at (760) 745-6632, Ext 132 or go to the corporate’s web site.

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