A massive recall has just been issued for ALDI apples due to a widespread Listeria contamination.
According to their press release, ALDI is recalling “an assortment of apples that were available for purchase in stores starting on December 13, 2017, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Upon notification from the supplier, ALDI immediately removed the affected products from its stores.”
The potentially infected apples were sold in ALDI stores throughout Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina and North Carolina.
The following apples are included in the recall:
Fuji Apples, 3 lb. bag, UPC code: 033383087139
Gala Apples, 3 lb. bag, UPC code: 033383086897
Golden Apples, 3 lb. bag, UPC code: 033383081175
Honeycrisp Apples, 2 lb. bag, UPC code: 079954000015
Honeycrisp Apples, unpackaged, PLU sticker: 3283
ALDI said that any customers who bought one of the affected apples should discard it or return it to a store for a full refund as soon as possible.
Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Jack Brown Produce Inc. at 616-887-9568, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.