Safeway Pulls Caramel Apples From Shelves After Listeria Deaths, Lawsuit

December 24, 2014 5:51 PM

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Safeway has pulled prepackaged caramel apples from its shelves, the grocery chain said Tuesday, a day after the family of a person who died from a listeria infection linked to the fruit sued the company.

Shirlee Jean Frey, who died Dec. 2, became ill after buying several caramel apples from a Safeway supermarket in Felton in October, according to the suit filed Monday in Santa Cruz County Superior Court.

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