De Monte Recalling Canned Fiesta Corn

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(Del Monte)

Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling thousands of cases of its canned Fiesta Corn.

The FDA announced that the recall will cover more than 60,000 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers. Problems with the sterilization process could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. Thus far, there have been no reports of illnesses.

The recall covers 15.25-ounce (432g) cans with the UPC number 24000 02770. The recalled cans have one of the following “Best if Used By” dates stamped on the bottom: August 14, 2021; August 15, 2021; August 16, 2021; Sept 3, 2021; Sept 4, 2021; Sept 5, 2021; Sept 6, 2021; Sept 22, 2021; or Sept 23, 2021.

The recalled cans were distributed to 12 countries in addition to the following 25 U.S. states: 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.