October 30, 2013

Garden Fresh Foods, Inc., Expands Recalls on Specific Packages of Products Because of Possible Health Risk

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has received information that Garden Fresh Foods is initiating an expansion to its voluntary recall on various ready-to-eat salads, slaw, and dip products sold under various brands and code dates. The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The products are sold in various size containers (2 lb to 5 lb containers). The products were distributed in the following states: WI, MN, IA, IL, OH, IN, TX, FL, MA, MO, MI, PA, AZ, CA, and distributed to retail stores and food services.

The full recall can be found at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm372747.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery