Organic Mangoes Recalled, Possibly Tainted With Listeria: FDA | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Organic Mangoes Recalled, Possibly Tainted With Listeria: FDA



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    NEW YORK - JANUARY 13: A grocer arranges mangoes in the produce section at Whole Foods January 13, 2005 in New York City. New eating guidelines issued by the U.S. government stress the need to eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains and to excercise between 30-90 minutes a day to promote good health. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

    If you bought mangoes in New Jersey recently, you might want to double-check the label before eating them.

    Pacific Organic Produce is recalling Purity Organic mangoes after one of the fruits tested positive for listeria, according to the Food and Drug Administration. No illnesses have been reported from the mangoes, and none of Pacific Organic Produce's other products are being recalled.

    The states affected by the recall include New Jersey, Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas.

    People who bought mangoes with PLU Nos. 94051 and 94959 between April 14 and May 2 should throw them away and take shopping receipts to grocers for refunds, according to the FDA. 

    Symptoms of a listeria infection include fever, muscle aches, nausea and diarrhea, the FDA says. Most children and adults rarely become seriously ill, but the illness can affect pregnant women and others with weakened immune systems.