Reser’s Fine Foods of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling approximately 109,000 cases of refrigerated ready-to-eat products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is an organism which can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and individuals with weakened immune systems. Healthy people may suffer only short term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled refrigerated ready-to-eat products were distributed nationwide and in Canada.
The product is sold in retail and food service establishments. The packages will be marked with a Use-by-Date or Best By Date and followed by a plant identifier code of 20.
NO illnesses have been rep[orted so far.
The recalled products were manufactured at the Topeka, KS salad manufacturing facility. No other Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. manufacturing facilities are involved in this recall.
A complete list of recfalled products is available on the Reser's website.
Consumers who purchased the product may take it back to the store for a refund or discard it.
For more information please contact Reser’s Fine Foods Consumer Hotline 1-888-257-7913 (8am-8pm EST) or visit the FDA website.