Del Monte canned corn recalled in 25 states


Alabama is among 25 states where Del Monte Foods has announced a recall of canned corn.

According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the recall affects 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers.

The recall is taking place due to under-processing during the commercial sterilization process. There have been no reports of illness to date in association with eating the product.

The recall is for 15.25-ounce (432g) cans with the following UPC number printed on the label: 24000 02770. 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
  • Sept 3, 2021
  • Sept 4, 2021
  • Sept 5, 2021
  • Sept 6, 2021
  • Sept 22, 2021
  • Sept 23, 2021

Other states included are Alaska, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, El Salvador, Haiti, Guyana, Uruguay, Aruba, Panama, Saint Lucia and Suriname are also included.

Affected products can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling the toll-free hotline at 1-800-779-7035, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m Eastern Time or through the company website.