HONOLULU (KHON2) — Children, the frail or elderly, and those with weakened immune systems could get serious and sometimes fatal infections from certain HMC Farms products.
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Various HMC Farms fruits were found to have potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination, including:
- Whole peaches
The fruit was sold nationwide under several brands, including HMC Farms and Signature Farms.
The lots concerned would have been sold between May 1 and November 15, 2022 and between May 1 and November 15, 2023.
According to authorities, Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and/or diarrhea.
Although 11 cases have been reported nationwide, no illnesses in Hawaii have been linked to the recalled fruit.
However, concerned consumers are encouraged to contact a doctor immediately.
No other HMC Farms products are being recalled.
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For more information, consumers can contact HMC Farms by calling 1-844-483-3867 from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. HST.
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