Monday, October 23, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Meijer Brand Packaged Produce

Meijer Recalls Meijer Brand Packaged Produce Due to Possible Health Risk

October 21, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Meijer
800-543-3704

Media

Frank Guglielmi
frank.guglielmi@meijer.com
616-791-3814

Announcement

Recalled products sold at all Meijer stores
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Meijer is announcing a recall of various packaged Meijer brand produce items due to a potential contamination 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 like high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, a Listeria monocytogenes infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recall affects the following products sold in Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin purchased September 27, 2017 through October 20, 2017. The items will be in plastic containers or foam trays with printed labels with various sizes and weights.
UPCUPC Description
0-0-4548-3BROCCOLI FLORETS 3 LB
0-0-4566-7CAULIFLOWER FLORETS 3 LB BAG
0-71651-90035-3CAULIFLOWER FLORETTS (EDI)
0-71651-90384-2CAULIFLOWER FLORETTS
0-72668-20001-6BROCCOLI FLORETS LB
2-13760-00000-9Markets of Meijer SALAD ROTINI MOZZARELLA MEDLEY
2-17879-00000-4Markets of Meijer SALAD ROTINI MOZZARELLA MEDLEY
2-19106-00000-9ASPARAGUS SPEARS
2-19489-00000-9ASPARAGUS SPEARS WITH GARLIC PARMESAN
2-19744-00000-3Markets of Meijer SALAD ROTINI MOZZARELLA MEDLEY G&G
2-20185-00000-2STORE MADE VEGETABLE TRAY
2-20186-00000-1STORE MADE VEGETABLE TRAY W/DIP
2-20582-00000-1FIESTA TRAY WITH RED PEPPER HUMMUS
2-20782-00000-9BRUSSELS SPROUTS SLICES
2-20785-00000-6ZUCCHINI AND SQUASH COMBO
2-20786-00000-5ZUCCHINI SQUASH
2-20787-00000-4MIXED PEPPER BLEND
2-21233-00000-5CAULIFLOWER FLORETS PLU 4566 
2-21234-00000-4BROCCOLI FLORETS PLU 4548
2-22077-00000-8VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY LARGE
2-22091-00000-8VEGETABLE TRAY WITH HUMMUS
2-22097-00000-2VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY SMALL
2-22098-00000-1VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY MEDIUM
2-22099-00000-0VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY LARGE
2-29523-00000-1PRE-PACKAGED BROCCOLI FLORETS
2-29524-00000-0PRE-PACKAGED CAULIFLOWER FLORETS
2-29525-00000-9PRE-PACKAGED CAUL/BROC FLORETS
7-08820-24604-1CAULI FLORETS 3 LB BAG
7-16519-00356-1CAULIFLOWER FLORETTS LB
7-16519-01015-6BROCCOLI FLORETS 3 LB BAG
7-16519-03849-5CAULIFLOWER FLORETS
7-16519-03871-6CAULIFLOWER FLORETS
7-19283-76392-1VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY SMALL
7-19283-76409-6VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY MEDIUM
7-19283-76412-6VEGETABLE PARTY TRAY LARGE
 
Meijer received notice of a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination from Mann Packing, a Meijer supplier based in Salinas, Calif. that sources the Meijer branded produce items. Mann Packing informed Meijer that evidence of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination had been identified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Customers should stop using the product and either dispose of it or return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund. For additional information, please contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 235 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the "one-stop shopping" concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
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New #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Fresh Vegetable Trays and Cups at Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N' Save Stores in Eight States

Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N' Save Stores in Eight States Voluntarily Recall Several Fresh Vegetable Trays and Cups in Cooperation with Voluntary Recall by Mann Packing Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

October 20, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Mann Packing
888-470-2681

Announcement

PLEASANTON, Calif. – In cooperation with the Mann Packing recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Albertsons, Safeway, Vons and Pak N' Save stores in eight states are voluntarily recalling certain fresh vegetable trays and cups that include vegetables that are subject to the Mann Packing recall.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
This recall impacts only the products in the stores and states listed below. The products have Sell Thru Dates up to and including 10-24-17 (October 24, 2017) and are packaged in clear plastic trays and cups of various sizes. The UPC code and Sell Thru Date can be found on the store scale label.
The following recalled products were sold in Safeway stores in California, Hawaii and Nevada; Pak'N Save stores in California; and Vons stores in Fresno, Clovis and Oakhurst, California.
Product DescriptionUPC Code Printed on Scale LabelSize
Cauliflower Chopped241050000008OZ
Veggies w/ Dip242012000008OZ
Premium Vegetable Tray242108000002lb 14OZ
Vegetables Steaming2421400000013OZ
Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower with Ranch Dip 330 cal242188000009OZ
Broccoli Carrots & Celery w/ Ranch Dip 320 cal242189000009OZ
Broccoli Carrots Grape Tomatoes & Dip 340 cal2421900000010OZ
Broccoli Carrots Snap Peas & Dip 340 cal242191000009OZ
Carrots / Broccoli / Cauliflower2422080000014OZ
Broccoli / Cauliflower2422090000014OZ
Broccoli Florets2422100000014OZ
Cauliflower2422240000010OZ
Vegetable Tray w/ Dip242501000002lb 14OZ
Tomatoes Broccoli Cheese & Ranch Dip 530 cal242887000008OZ
 
The following recalled products were sold in Albertsons and Safeway stores in Colorado, Nebraska, Northwestern New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Product DescriptionUPC Code Printed on Scale LabelSize
Veggie Ranch Snack Pack241912000007 OZ
Premium Vegetable Tray2421080000046 OZ
Vegetables Steaming2421400000029 OZ
Round Vegetable Tray2422200000038 OZ
Rectangular Vegetable Tray2422210000072 OZ
Sauté Kit2426130000020 OZ
Sauté Kit with Sauce2426140000010 OZ
Vegetable Medley W/ Tomato Chipotle Butter2426320000012 OZ
Vegetable Tray with Dip Grab n Go2428220000020 OZ
 
No illnesses or injuries have been reported in connection with the Mann Packing recall. These products have been recalled out of an abundance of caution.
Customers who purchased the recalled product should discard or return it for a full refund. Customers who have questions about the recall can contact Mann Packing on their 24-hour consumer line at 888-470-2681 or visit veggiesmadeeasy.com/products. Customers can also contact Albertsons Companies at 1-877-723-3929 anytime.
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Expanded #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Ready. Chef. Go! Seafood Meal Bags at Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons Stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas

Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons Stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas Voluntarily Recall Ready. Chef. Go! Seafood Meal Bags in Cooperation with Voluntary Recall by Mann Packing Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

October 21, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Mann Packing
888-470-2681

Media

Andrew Whelan
Andrew.whelan@albertsons.com

Announcement

Fort Worth, TX – In cooperation with the Mann Packing recall of minimally processed vegetable products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Albertsons stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas only are voluntarily recalling Ready. Chef. Go! seafood meal bags. The bags include vegetables that are subject to the Mann Packing recall.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
This recall impacts only the Ready. Chef. Go! products listed below with Sell Thru Dates up to and including 10-22-17 (October 22, 2017). The products are packaged in clear cooking bags and are sold from refrigerated cases in the meat/seafood department or from mobile refrigerated merchandise cases. The UPC code and Sell Thru Date can be found on the store scale label.
Product NameUPC Code beginning with the following numbers
Ready. Chef. Go! Flounder Fillet231495
Ready. Chef. Go! Halibut Fillet231694
Ready. Chef. Go! Atlantic Salmon Fillet231727
Ready. Chef. Go! Haddock Fillet231864
Ready. Chef. Go! Sea Bass Fillets232083
Ready. Chef. Go! Mahi Mahi Fillet232426
Ready. Chef. Go! Ocean Perch Fillet233009
Ready. Chef. Go! Organic Salmon Fillet233510
Ready. Chef. Go! 16/20 ct. Shrimp234361
Ready. Chef. Go! 26/30 ct. Shrimp234362
Ready. Chef. Go! 41/50 ct. Shrimp234363
Ready. Chef. Go! 21/25 ct. Gulf Shrimp234364
Ready. Chef. Go! Snapper Fillet234429
Ready. Chef. Go! Steelhead Trout Fillet234702
Ready. Chef. Go! Swordfish Loins234745
Ready. Chef. Go! Tilapia Fillet234779
Ready. Chef. Go! Trout Fillet234929
Ready. Chef. Go! Tuna Loins235116
Ready. Chef. Go! Kingclip Fillet239670
Ready. Chef. Go! Catfish Fillet239970
 
No illnesses or injuries have been reported in connection with the Mann Packing. The Ready. Chef. Go! seafood meal bags have been recalled out of an abundance of caution.
Customers who purchased the recalled product should discard or return it for a full refund. Customers who have questions about the recall can contact Mann Packing on their 24-hour consumer line at 888-470-2681 or visit veggiesmadeeasy.com/products. Customers can also contact Albertsons Companies at 1-877-723-3929 anytime.
Contact: Andrew Whelan Andrew.whelan@albertsons.com
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New #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Triple B Corporation Salad Kits and Stir Fry Mixes

Triple B Corporation (Anchorage, Alaska) Recalls Salad Kits and Stir Fry Mixes Due to Possible Contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes

October 21, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Michael Ruff
(206) 577-9852

Announcement

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Triple B Corporation of Anchorage, Alaska is voluntarily recalling broccoli florette's, stir fry kit, vegie trays w/ cauliflower, and a veggie pack combo, due to possible contamination 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The broccoli used in processing these items has been recalled by our vendor Mann Packing of Salinas, California.
The following recalled products were distributed in state of Alaska through retail store delis.
Item DescriptionSizeUPCCodes
Broccoli Crunch Kit1 x 6 lb. per case97327 10070 8Pack Date: 10/20/17. Use by: 10/27/17
Broccoli Florette1 x 3 lb. per case45009 00410 9Use By: 10/27/17
Stir Fry Kit1 x 11 lb. per case45009 85749 1Use By: 10/27/17
Veggie Medley12 x 16 oz. per case97327 05006 3Pack Date: 10/20/17. Use by: 10/29/17
Veggie Pack Combo12 x 12 oz. per case45009 35124 1Pack Date 10/21/17. Use By: 10/30/17
Veggie Platter4 x 48 oz. per case97327 07008 5Pack Date: 10/20/17. Use by: 10/29/17
Veggie Tray w/Dip (12")2 x 32 oz. per case45009 01155 8Pack Date: 10/21/17. Use by: 10/30/17
Vegie Tray w/ Cauliflower2 x 32 oz. per case45009 00633 2Use By: 10/27/17
 
At this time there has been no reported illness associated with these products and we have received no complaints regarding our products.
We were informed by our vendor that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's random sampling found a single positive result for Listeria monocytogenes on a Mann Packing Power Blend bagged salad product.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who may have any of the products listed in this recall alert are urged not to consume and should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with any questions may contact Michael Ruff, Director of Food Safety for Triple B, at (206) 577-9852 between Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm PST.
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New #foodsafety #recall possible #Ecoli #contamination of produce from BrightFarms

BrightFarms Announces Voluntary Regional Recall of Produce Due to Potential Presence of E. coli

October 20, 2017

Contact

Consumers

BrightFarms
info@brightfarms.com
(646) 480-5262

Media

Madeline Caldwell
madeline@abelcommunications.com
443-862-1429

Announcement

Rochelle, IL. - BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy's Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm.
The affected BrightFarms branded products are sold at Mariano's Markets in Illinois and Metro Market and Pick 'n Save stores in Wisconsin.
The recall includes the below salad products packaged in clear, plastic clamshells with best by dates located on the label of the package: 10/24/2017, 10/25/2017, 10/26/2017, 10/27/2017.
  • BrightFarms Baby Spinach (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Spring Mix (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Spinach Blend (4 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Greens Blend (4 oz. and 8 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Kale (3 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Arugula (4 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Baby Romaine Mix (4 oz. package)
Basil products, packaged in clear plastic clamshells with best by dates located on the label of the package: 10/24/2017, 10/25/2017, 10/26/2017, 10/27/2017.
  • BrightFarms Basil (.75 oz. and 2 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Thai Basil (.75 oz. package)
  • BrightFarms Lemon Basil (.75 oz. package)
BrightFarms chose to take this action out of an abundance of caution after receiving routine lab results and discovering that certain product may have been compromised. Affected retailers have been instructed to remove all affected products from store shelves.
Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others may make individuals sick. Some strains of E. coli may create harmful bacterium that can cause bloody diarrhea and dehydration. Seniors, the very young, and persons with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to foodborne illnesses.
The recall is limited to products grown at the company's Rochelle, Illinois farm. BrightFarms products from greenhouses in other regions are not affected.
Consumers who have purchased the affected products should discard them or return them to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions are encouraged to call (646) 480-5262 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. Consumers can also email info@brightfarms.com with the subject line: Recall.
The quality and safety of our local produce is BrightFarms' top priority. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to our consumers and retail customers.
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New #foodsafety #recall possible #listeria #contamination of Certain Single Serving Soups at H-E-B

H-E-B Issues a Voluntary Precautionary Recall For Certain Single Serving Soups Sold In The Produce Section

October 20, 2017

Contact

Consumers

1-855-432-4438

Media

Dya Campos
210-268-9700

Announcement

In accordance with Mann Packing of Salinas, California, H-E-B announced today that it has issued a voluntary recall for certain H-E-B single-serving soups made with vegetable products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. As part of a larger recall affecting several retailers, Mann Packing recalled affected vegetable products on Oct. 19, which were supplied to H-E-B and used in H-E-B Asian Noodle Soup Cups Beef and Chicken.  
Listeria monocytogenes is 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 infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
There have not been any reports of illness regarding the soups made with product supplied by Mann Packing purchased from H-E-B stores. All product has been removed from H-E-B stores.
H-E-B is asking customers that may have purchased one of these products to return it to their nearest H-E-B store for a full refund.
The recall affects product sold in H-E-B stores in Texas, including the following:
PRODUCTUPC
H-E-B Asian Noodle Cup Beef26010400000
H-E-B Asian Noodle Cup Chicken26010100000
Customers who purchased the affected products can return the products to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 1-855-432-4438, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Standard Time.
For more information about the Mann Packing recall, call 888-470-2681 or visit http://www.veggiesmadeeasy.com/products
 
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Expanded #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of Salads from 10 Northern California Whole Foods Market Locations

Mann Packing Recall Affects Select Whole Foods Market Locations; Grocer Recalls Salads from 10 Northern California Stores

October 20, 2017

Contact

Consumers

Whole Foods Market
1-844-936-8255

Media

Betsy Harden
Betsy.Harden@wholefoods.com
512-542-3198

Announcement

AUSTIN, Texas – In response to Mann Packing's recall, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from ten stores in Northern California out of an abundance of caution. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date.
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women 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 infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women.
The Whole Foods Market recall includes Veggie Power Blend, Sesame Chicken Power Salad, and Mexican Chicken Power Salad that were sold by the pound on salad bars between September 28, 2017 and October 20, 2017.
The products were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:
  • 4315 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA
  • 690 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA
  • 414 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA
  • 3950 24th Street, San Francisco, CA
  • 621 E. Washington Street, Petaluma, CA
  • 450 Rhode Island, San Francisco, CA
  • 340 Third Street, San Rafael, CA
  • 100 Sunset Drive, San Ramon, CA
  • 201 West Napa Street #11, Sonoma, CA
  • 2941 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.
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