Aldi recalls apples that may contain listeria

An Aldi grocery store is seen in this undated file photo. (Aldi USA)

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.
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