Del Monte Fiesta Corn Recalled In NC, 24 Other States

Del Monte foods is recalling 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn with red and green peppers due to possible contamination that could have deadly results.

"These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if eaten, Del Monte says"

There have been no reports of illness due to the recall so far to date.

The products subject to recall are 15.25-ounce (432g) cans with the following UPC number printed on the label: 24000 02770.

The product will also have one of the following “Best if Used By” dates stamped on the bottom of the can:

August 14, 2021

August 15, 2021

August 16, 2021

Sept 3, 2021

Sept 4, 2021

Sept 5, 2021

Sept 6, 2021

Sept 22, 2021

Sept 23, 2021

The product was distributed to multiple distributors in 25 states including North Carolina and 12 international locations.

If you have any product with the indicated UPC code and “Best if Used By” dates, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange.

Those with questions may contact the company by calling the toll-free hotline at 1-800-779-7035, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time or by logging onto www.delmontefoods.com.

States part of the recall: Alaska, Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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