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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) has advised that Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of “FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers” due to under-processing.

These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness, if consumed. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.

The products subject to recall are 15.25-ounce (432g) cans with the following UPC number printed on the label: 24000 02770.  The product will also have one of the following “Best if used by” dates stamped on the bottom of the can: August 14, 2021; August 15, 2021; August 16, 2021; September 3, 2021; September 4, 2021; September 5, 2021; September 6, 2021; September 22, 2021 and September 23, 2021.

The product was distributed to multiple distributors and retail locations in the United States and the following 12 international locations: Barbados, Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Belize, Bermuda, El Salvador, Haiti, Guyana, Suriname, Uruguay, Aruba and Panama.

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is advising consumers that any product with the indicated UPC code and “Best if used by” dates should not be consumed.  Consumers should contact the local distributor, Sunshine Industries (B’dos) Ltd, 5 Canewood Industrial Park, St. Michael, if they have the recalled product in their possession.

Information on this product recall may be found on the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website. For further information, call the Department at 535-7000, or email commerce.ca@barbados.gov.bb.

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