Reser's Fine Foods, Inc. Recalls Refrigerated Salads Because Of Possible Health Risk Due To Onion Supplier Recall

BEAVERTON, Ore., April 10, 2016 /CNW/ -- Reser's Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to notification from one of our ingredient suppliers that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in one lot of onions that was used in the manufacture of these salads.   Listeria monocytogenes 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 woman.

The recalled refrigerated salads were distributed to retailers and distribution centers in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WY, and British Columbia.

The retail product is sold in plastic containers and is marked with a Use By Date and the #10 at the end of the line of printing.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was the result of a notification from one of our onion suppliers that the bacteria may be present in one lot of onions used in the manufacture of these refrigerated salads.  No other items were manufactured using this lot of onions.

Consumers are urged not to consume these products.  Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store for a refund or discard them.

For more information please contact Reser's Fine Foods Consumer Hotline 1-888-257-7913 (Call Center Hours: M-F 8am-9pm EDT, Saturday 9am-7pm EDT, Sunday 11am-7pm EDT), or visit www.resers.com (products not available online) or the FDA website: www.fda.gov.

Reser's and Private Label products affected by this recall were distributed between March 22, 2016 and April 10, 2016.  Products are listed below:

RETAIL PRODUCTS

UPC

Description

Size

Use By Date

71117.00480

Reser's Deviled Egg Potato Salad

3lb

Apr-29-16

71117.17000

Reser's Potato Salad

3.5oz

May-10-16

71117.17100

Reser's Potato Salad

5.5oz

May-10-16

71117.18223

Reser's Potato Salad

8oz

May-9-16

71117.19000

Reser's Potato Salad

16oz

May-10-16

71117.19300

Reser's Potato Salad

3lb

May-9-16

71117.18224

Reser's Macaroni Salad

8oz

May-10-16

71117.19007

Reser's Macaroni Salad

16oz

May-9-16

71117.19305

Reser's Macaroni Salad

3lb

May-9-16 and May-10-16

71117.61576

Stonemill Kitchens Classic Potato Salad

5lb

Apr-27-16

21130.06688

Safeway Deviled Egg Potato Salad

16oz

Apr-28-16

21130.06716

Safeway Classic Potato Salad

5.5oz

May-10-16

21130.06742

Safeway Tuna Salad

15oz

Apr-27-16

81131.91693

Walmart Redskin Potato Salad

4lb

May-1-16





FOODSERVICE  PRODUCTS (FOR COMMERCIAL USE)

UPC

Description

Size

Use By Date

71117.00225

Reser's Deviled Egg Potato Salad

8lb

Apr-28-16

71117.00443

Savemart Potato Salad

8lb

May-10-16

71117.67702

Sysco Elbow Macaroni Salad

8lb

May-7-16

71117.06036

Safeway Tuna Salad 

3lb

Apr-27-16

41493.41720

FSA Potato Salad

8lb

May-10-16

Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160410/353448

 

SOURCE Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc.

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: LINDA RIEDMAN 503-267-8373, http://www.resers.com

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