FDA recalls frozen blackberries and berry medley due to possible contamination of Norovirus

Posted at 7:32 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 11:25:29-04

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that Winco Foods LLC. is recalling frozen blackberries and frozen berry medley due to possible contamination of Norovirus.

The recall applies to 16 oz. and 32 oz. bags, manufactured by Rader Farms of Lynden, Washington.

WinCo Foods has removed the recalled products from store shelves.

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus. Typical symptoms of norovirus infection are acute onset of vomiting, watery, non-bloody diarrhea with abdominal cramps, and nausea. Systemic manifestations include, fever, myalgia and malaise, anorexia, and headache. Although most symptoms end within 48 hours, the elderly, young children and immunocompromised persons may develop prolonged or more severe symptoms.

Product was distributed to WinCo Foods stores in California, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Washington, Texas, and Utah.

The Best By Code is located on the front of the package near the product image.

  • WINCO FOODS FROZEN BLACKBERRIES, 16 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30502, Best By Code Dec/09/2021
  • WINCO FOODS FROZEN BERRY MEDLEY, 16 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30522, Best By Code Dec/09/2021.
  • WINCO FOODS FROZEN BERRY MEDLEY, 32 OZ. BAG – UPC: 70552-30512, Best By Code Dec/09/2021.