In U.S. withdraw grown in California avocados because of possible contamination with Listeria

Henry Avocado from California has announced a voluntary recall of all avocadosgrown in the Golden state. The revocation reason — there are fears that a whole lot of the fruit was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The company announced on Saturday, March 23, stating that the recall is “a precautionary measure”following after packaging the company public on the audit received positive results of samples taken.

It is reported that the diseases caused by the consumption of avocado from California, currently has not been registered.

“We voluntarily recall our products and we are taking all possible measures to ensure the safety of consumers who eat our avocados”, — said the President of Henry Avocado Phil Henry.

Opinion on conventional and organic avocados, grown exclusively in California and sent to retail stores in Arizona, California, Florida, new Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

In the notice of the company States that customers can identify the recalled avocado on the label “Bravocado” found on conventional fruits, as well as stickers with the inscription “California” and “organics” — organic.

Avocados imported from Mexico and distributed in the USA, safe for consumption.

Consumers who purchased the recalled avocados, it is recommended not to eat it, and throw it away or return it to the store to obtain a refund. If you have any questions and you wish to receive further information, then you can visit the manufacturers website: also contact the company by phone: (760) 745-6632, EXT. number: 132.

According to the Centers for control and prevention of diseases (Centers for Disease Control), Listeria can develop after 1-4 weeks after the person has consumed contaminated product.


  • headache;
  • fever;
  • muscle pain;
  • stiff neck;
  • confusion;
  • loss of balance;
  • convulsions.

In pregnant women, the disease sometimes becomes the cause of miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery or infection of the baby.

Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious illness and even death among young children, senior citizens and people with a weakened immune system.

With the U.S. market respond avocados grown in California because of possible contamination with Listeria them updated: March 24, 2019 author: Natalia Osmolovskaya
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