Goya Mamey Pulp
Goya Foods, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Frozen Mamey Pulp Because of Potential Health Risk
Contact:Goya Foods, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 11, 2010 - Goya Foods, Inc. of Secaucus, NJ, is recalling its 14 ounce packages of Frozen Mamey Pulp, due to a potential health risk from Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with Goya brand Mamey Pulp.
Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The recalled Goya brand Mamey Pulp was distributed in the states of AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, NM, NV, OR, TX, UT, and WA through retail stores.
The product comes in a 14 ounce plastic package and is not marked with a lot number or expiration date. The UPC is 041331090803.
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