MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A Southern California company is recalling whole avocados sold in Florida and five other states over possible listeria contamination.READ MORE: Florida’s Surgeon General Asked To Leave Meeting At State Senator’s Office After Refusing To Wear Mask
Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor based near San Diego, said that the recall covers conventional and organic avocados grown and packed in California. The company says they were sold in bulk across California, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina, and New Hampshire.
There have been no reports of any illnesses associated with the avocados.READ MORE: Finding This Year’s Most Popular Toys May Be Challenging Because Of Supply Chain Issues
The company says it issued the voluntary recall after a routine inspection of its packing plant revealed samples that tested positive for listeria.
The company said consumers should return or throw out avocados with a “Bravo-Cado” or and “Organic” sticker.
The company says avocados imported from Mexico and distributed by Henry are not being recalled and are safe.MORE NEWS: Experts Don't Anticipate National Supply Chain Crisis To End Anytime Soon
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause fever and diarrhea, and more dangerous complications in pregnant women.