ALDI Just Issued A Massive Recall For Listeria Infected Apples Sold in The Carolinas


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.