March 29, 2012

Advisory Alert - Club Chef LLC Recalls Salsa Because Of Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following news release regarding Club Chef LLC 12 oz., 16 oz. and 5 lb. Salsa products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The product is sold in 12 oz. (Private Selection brand name) and 16 oz. (Heinen's brand name) clear plastic packages and 5 lb. plastic trays (foodservice distributors) marked with Use by Date of 3/27/2012. UPC numbers located on the packages are as follows:

Private Selection 12 oz. brand:

Heinen's 16oz. brand:

PICO DE GALLO - UPC# 11111091135

HOT SALSA - UPC# 2060100024

HOT SALSA - UPC# 1111091139

MILD SALSA - UPC# 2060100026

MILD SALSA - UPC# 1111091137

The identified product was distributed to retailers and foodservice distributors on 3/14/12 and 3/15/12 within eleven states: Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, Indiana and Illinois.

Consumers who have purchased the Salsa products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-859-578-3143; M-F; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST.