Del Monte Fiesta Corn Recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Del Monte Foods is recalling 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. This under-processing could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness.

The products subject to recall are 15.25-ounce (432g) cans with the UPC number 24000 02770 printed on the label. 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
– September 23, 2021

The product was distributed to multiple distributors and retail locations in 25 states, including Connecticut. No reports of illnesses have been associated with these products to date. No other production codes or products are affected by this recall.

If consumers have any product with the indicated UPC code and “Best if Used By” dates, they should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling 1-800-779-7035.

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