Several fresh produce items are among more than 130 products under recall by SunBurst Foods, Goldsboro, N.C., because of possible listeria contamination.
The company produces perishable foods such as sandwiches, snacks and salads for institutions and distributors, including vending machine companies, according to its website. SunBurst officials were not available for comment on the recall.
No illnesses have been connected to the recalled foods, according to a notice on the Food and Drug Administration’s website. SunBurst sold the recalled items in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.
Routine sampling by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services returned positive results for listeria contamination, according to the notice.
The recalled food includes several brands and labels, including SunBurst, Fresh Bites, River Edge Farms, CFW, Southern Zest, CJ’s Vending, Binford Street Deli, Middle Georgia Vendors, Roanoke Foods, Select Foods, and Jesse Jones, according to the recall notice.
Several salads with leafy greens are included in the recall and were sold as garden salads, chef salads and Caesar salads. Fresh fruit and vegetable snack products included in the recall are:
- Carrots with buttermilk ranch dressing;
- Broccoli and cauliflower with buttermilk ranch dressing;
- Celery with peanut butter;
- Honeydew melon;
- Strawberries; and
The recall notice did not indicate suppliers of the fresh produce items or details on how or where they were packaged for individual sale.