(PRNewswire) Apio, Inc. of Guadalupe, California is voluntarily recalling five SKUs of Eat Smart Single-Serve Salad Shake Ups (bowls). The recall comes after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) informed the company that one random sample of the product tested positive for Listeria Monocytogenes. As a precautionary measure, the company is recalling all products produced on the same day and production line as the one sample that tested positive
These products were shipped to retail and distributor customers in 11 states. In Canada, the product was shipped to retail and distributor customers in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession is being advised to dispose of it immediately. Apio is keeping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration informed of its recall process to ensure that consumers are properly alerted. "We're conducting this voluntary recall as a precaution out of consideration for the well-being and safety of our customers and consumers, despite the fact that there have been no reported cases of illness," said Brian Zomorodi, VP Quality & Food Safety.