Freshouse—a nationwide produce distributor—is recalling Valencia oranges, lemons, limes and red potatoes due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. According to a media release, recalled produce was shipped to distribution centers in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia, and wholesalers in Maryland and North Carolina. Wegmans also confirmed in a separate recall notice that the produce was sold in their stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and New York (Brooklyn and Harrison locations).
Jamey Friedman, president of Freshouse said, “We voluntarily issued this recall out of an abundance of caution with the steadfast intent to minimize even the slightest risk to public health. We take food safety and this recall seriously. Freshouse is committed to providing consumers with fresh, nutritious, safe products.”
Consumers who bought recalled items should not consume them and should either discard them immediately or return them to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may also contact Freshouse at 631-369-7150, Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
Items purchased at these stores apply: