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N.D. is NOT included in Del Monte canned corn recall

North Dakota is NOT on a list of 25 states affected by a recall of underprocessed cans of Del Monte Fiesta corn.

Del Monte is recalling 64,242 cases of its Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers because they could spoil and "lead to life-threatening illness if consumed.”

The recall involves 15.25-ounce cans with a UPC code 24000 02770 and a best by date of Aug. 14-16, 2021; Sept. 3-6, 2021; or Sept. 22 or 23, 2021.

The cans of corn were underprocessed, according to a company-written, FDA-posted recall notice.

Del Monte says this is a precautionary recall. No illnesses have been reported.

The cans were shipped to retailers in 25 states, including Florida: 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.

Consumers who've purchased the cans of corn should return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Those with questions may contact the company by calling 1-800-779-7035. For more information, visit www.delmontefoods.com.


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