Reser’s Fine Foods is recalling approximately 109,000 cases of refrigerated ready-to-eat products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes 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 infections can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant woman.
The recalled refrigerated ready-to-eat products were distributed nationwide and in Canada. The packages will be marked with a use-by date or best-by date, followed by a plant identifier code of 20. For a complete list of products affected by the recall, click here. No illnesses have been reported to date. The recalled products were manufactured at the Topeka, Kan. salad manufacturing facility.
If you purchased a recalled product, you may discard the item or take it back to the store for a refund. For more information, please contact Reser’s Fine Foods Consumer Hotline at 888-257-7913 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. (CST) or visit the FDA website, www.fda.gov.
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