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Avocado > California > Product Recall

Henry Avocado (Henry Avocado) Saturday (23 May) announced that six states from California to recall its packaging plant in the factory all Avocados, because these avocados may be infected with Listeria . There are no reports of illness at the moment.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that the Henry Avocado California packaging product was positive in a routine investigation of the government 's Listeria , prompting the company to recall the plant to California, Arizona, Florida, New Hampshire. All avocado products from the state, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

The box that recalls the avocado products is printed with the words "Bravocado". The sticker on the avocado fruit has the words "Organic" or "California". The sticker is usually green or yellow.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the use of Listeria contaminated food may cause serious human infections. Pregnant women and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to infections, including headaches, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, convulsions, fever and muscle aches. . Pregnant women may have fever and other flu symptoms, and may even lead to miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth.

But the avocados that the company imports and distributes from Mexico are not infected and can be eaten safely. The statement said that the company is currently contacting all affected customers to ensure that the recalled products are immediately removed.

According to CDC data, there are about 1600 infected Listerias in the United States each year, killing about 260 people. ◇