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Fresh Location Announces Product Recall Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Last updated March 1, 2020

Approved by: Subramanian Malaisamy MD, MRCP (UK), FCCP (USA)

Fresh Location, of Lenoir City, Tennessee is recalling:

Company Announcement Date: January 07, 2020

FDA Publish Date: January 08, 2020

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Snack Food Item

Foodborne Illness

Reason for Announcement: Potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Company Name: Fresh Location

Brand Name: Fresh Location

Product Description: Protein snack tray and protein trail mix

Fresh Location, of Lenoir City, Tennessee is recalling:

Due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. To date, we have not received any reports of illness related to the consumption of our Protein Snack Tray or Protein Trail Mix

Almark Foods which manufactures the Hard-Boiled at the Gainesville facility may be associated with a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that has been linked to several reported illnesses and one reported death.

Affected product could have been delivered in the following states through convenience stores, micro markets, hospitals, hotels and vending machines: Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, Indiana, and Mississippi.

Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-865-717-6800 Monday – Friday 8:00 AM ET to 5:00 PM ET.

Fresh Location is taking this action out of caution for the safety of our consumers.

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Reviewed and Approved by a member of the DoveMed Editorial Board
First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020