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Russ Davis Wholesale Voluntarily Recalling Products Due to Possible Health Risk

Last updated March 1, 2020

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

Russ Davis Wholesale (RDW), a leading fresh produce processor and distributor, in an abundance of caution is voluntarily recalling multiple products 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.


Company Announcement Date: November 08, 2019

FDA Publish Date: November 08, 2019

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Listeria monocytogenes

Company Name: Russ Davis Wholesale

Brand Name: Crazy Fresh, quick & easy, no brand name listed

Product Description: Various fresh vegetables

Russ Davis Wholesale (RDW), a leading fresh produce processor and distributor, in an abundance of caution is voluntarily recalling multiple products 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.

This recall is in response to Mann Packaging, Inc. initiating a recall late in the day November 3, 2019 as an ingredient provider to Russ Davis Wholesale.

To date, Russ Davis Wholesale has not received any reported illnesses related to this organism.

The affected products are:

See accompanying images of labels.

Affected product was delivered to retail stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, and Wyoming.

Retailers have been instructed to remove affected products from store shelves and inventory immediately. Consumers are urged to immediately throw product away and not consume.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at: customerservice@russdaviswholesale.com or 877-433-2173 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm central standard time.

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First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020