Bagged Salads Recalls
|Date:||May 18, 2012|
|Updated:||May 19, 2012|
|What:||River Ranch, Farm Stand, Hy-Vee, Shurfresh, The Farmer’s Market, and Sysco bagged salads|
|Why:||Listeria monocytogenes contamination|
River Ranch Fresh Foods of Salinas, California is expanding its recall of retail and foodservice bagged salads, because they have the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Retail salad products under this recall were distributed throughout the United States and Canada under various sizes and packaged under the brand names of River Ranch, Farm Stand, Hy-Vee, Shurfresh, and The Farmer’s Market.
Foodservice salad products under this recall were distributed throughout the United States and Canada under various sizes and packaged under the brand names of River Ranch and Sysco.
The recalled retail and foodservice salad bags have either Best By code dates between 12MAY2012 – 29MAY2012 or Julian dates of 118 and 125. The code date is typically located in the upper right hand corner of the bags.
There have been no reported illnesses associated with this recall to date.
Consumers who purchased any of these bagged salad products should not consume it and are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions can contact River Ranch at their 24-hour customer service center at 1-888-624-2569.
|BRAND||PRODUCT NAME||SIZE||PKG TYPE||UPC||STATES DISTRIBUTED|
||Three-Color Cole Slaw Mix||16oz||bag||45388-10046||NATIONWIDE|
|Creamy Homestyle Cole Slaw Kit||11.5oz||bag||45388-10037|
|Iceberg & Romaine European||12oz||bag||45388-60019|
|Iceberg & Romaine European||12oz||bag||45388-60042|
|Complete Caesar Salad Kit||10oz||bag||45388-60043|
|Restaurant-Style Cole Slaw||16oz||bag||45388-10024|
|Farm Stand||Iceberg Garden Salad||16oz||bag||41163-45452||CA|
|Iceberg Garden Salad||24oz||bag||41163-45453|
|Cole Slaw||16oz||bag||75450-12051||IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, NB, SD, WI|
|Caesar Salad Kit||10oz||bag||75450-12050|
|Romaine Garden Blend||12oz||bag||75450-12058|
|Greener Garden Salad||12oz||bag||11161-40133||AR, CO, KS, KY, IA, IL, IN, MI, MN,
MO, ND, NE, OH, OK, SD, TN, TX,
|Romaine Garden Salad||10oz||bag||11161-40134|
|Iceberg Garden Salad||16oz||bag||11161-49092|
The Farmers Market
|Cole Slaw||16oz||bag||30034-30013||MD, OH, PA, WV|
|American Salad Blend||12oz||bag||30034-30105|
|Italian Salad Blend||10oz||bag||30034-30115|
|Romaine Garden Salad Blend||12oz||bag||30034-30220|
|Parisian Salad Blend||7oz||bag||30034-30259|
|Angel Hair Cole Slaw||10oz||bag||30034-30266|
|European Salad Blend||12oz||bag||30034-30125|
|Leafy Romaine Blend||9oz||bag||30034-30364|
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.