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READY PAC recalls fresh cut fruit owing to possible salmonella contamination

Producer of fresh-cut produce Ready Pac Foods has been voluntarily recalling packaged fruit products containing mangoes, distributed through 30 August 2012, particularly Daniella Brand mangoes, through supplier Splendid Products, due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup.

Salmonella is an organism which has the potential to cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and people with weakened immune systems.

California-based company has maintained that no illnesses have been reported specific to the Ready Pac products that are the subject of this recall.

The recall is restricted only to US and Canada.