Salad Dressing in Packaged Salads
May Have Listeria
The USDA Food and Drug
(FDA) announced TODAY that
Taylor Farms in Maryland and Texas are voluntarily recalling approximately 22,849 pounds of broccoli salad kit
products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination in
the salad dressing.
The USDA FDA also announced that BI-LO supermarkets is calling for an immediate recall of
the Taylor Farms Spinach Antipasti Salad sold at one BI-LO store in Martinez,
GA. This recall is an expansion of an earlier recall announced by Reser’s Fine
Foods Inc. of packaged Taylor Farms salad kits with dressing included sold
between Oct. 19 and Oct. 27. According
to the FDA, the reason for the recall is the potential that the product may be
contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
addition, USDA FDA announced that Reser's Fine Foods of Beaverton, Oregon is
voluntarily expanding its October 22, 2013 recall of refrigerated ready-to-eat
products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled refrigerated ready-to-eat products were distributed nationwide and
The Taylor Farms salad vegetables are NOT suspected of contamination.
There are no confirmed
illnesses associated with these products.
reports that the salad dressing included in the spinach salad pack is in
question. 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. Products
affected by this recall are listed on the FDA website.
who purchased the product may take it back to the store for a refund or discard
can cause fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance
and convulsions, sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal
symptoms. For further explanation, go to the FDA website press release.
more information please contact Reser's Fine Foods Consumer Hotline
1-888-257-7913 (8am-10pm EST) or visit the FDA website.
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