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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of October 17, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 63202
Product Type Food
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm GM Distributing Co, Inc
City Hidalgo
State TX
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-09-11
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern AZ, GA, IL, MN, NY, and TX

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Marathon brand- 4 kilo boxes, label on the mango says "MARATHON...PRODUCE OF MEXICO", 952 ctns. of number 6 mangos, 714 ctns. of number 7's, 1186 ctns. of number 8's, 952 ctns. of number 9's, 714 ctns. of number 10's, 476 ctns. of number 12's. DH80 is lot code of recalling firm Class I GM Produce Sales is voluntarily recalling 4994 cartons of Marathon Brand mangos packed at Agricola Daniella, in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella gaminara, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. 4994 CARTONS F-0027-2013