November 20, 1999Sun Orchard,
Expands Juice Recall
Tempe, AZ (SafetyAlerts) - Sun Orchard, Inc. announced today that it
is expanding the recall of certain unpasteurized orange juice because the product may be
contaminated with Salmonella.
The new product added to the recall
bears the "Enjoy By" date of 11/20/99 and was distributed to hotels, restaurants
and other food service outlets in Illinios, Kansas and Michigan.
"Sunorchard is recalling this
additional lot at the request of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)." Jim Kurtz,
a spokesman for the company said, "This new lot of juice has not tested positive for
Salmonella but since the dates are between the other recalled dates we've agreed to recall
Consumption of foods contaminated with Salmonella
can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial food borne illnesses. Salmonella
infections can be life threatening especially for infants, the frail or elderly people and
persons with chronic disease, HIV infection or persons taking chemotherapy. The most
common manifestations of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within
eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may be chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that
can last up to seven days.
To view the first recall in this series or the
nationwide warning issued by the FDA, follow the links below.
Sysco, Aloha and Zupan Brand Orange Juice Recalled
Nationwide Warning - New Distribution and Codes Added
If there are any questions, please call Sun
Orchard at 1-800-505-8423.
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