Aldi recalls apples that may contain listeria

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
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NORTH CAROLINA (WTVD) -- If you recently purchased apples from Aldi, you may want to check your refrigerator or fruit bowl because the fruit is part of a six-state recall.

The company is issuing a voluntarily recalling an assortment of apples that were sold starting on Dec. 13 at stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Kentucky, a news release said.

According to Jack Brown Produce, Inc., the apples might be contaminated with listeria.

The affected products have these UPC codes:

  • 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: 328

Aldi said there were no known illnesses reported from consuming the recalled apples.

They can be returned to the store for a full refund.

The company directed any customers with questions about the recall to Jack Brown Produce, Inc. They can be reached by phone at (616) 887-9568.