More than 64,000 cases of canned corn have been recalled by Del Monte Foods Inc. because the products were under-processed and could pose a serious health risk.
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No illnesses associated with the recalled corn have been reported, according to the company.
The recall is for 15.25-ounce (432-gram) cans of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red and Green Peppers. They have the UPC number 24000 02770 printed on the label and the following “Best if Used By” dates on the bottom of the can: Aug.14, 15 and 16, 2021 and Sept. 3, 4, 5, 6, 22, 23, 2021.
The products were shipped to 25 states and 12 countries outside the United States. The states include: 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 and Wisconsin.
For more information, consumers can go to the company’s website or call 1-800-779-7035, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.
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