Mazowsze Deli Vegetable Salad Recall
|Date:||May 18, 2012|
|What:||Mazowsze Deli Vegetable Salad|
|Why:||Listeria monocytogenes contamination|
|Scope:||Brooklyn, New York|
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets is alerting consumers that Mazowsze Deli of Brooklyn, New York is recalling its Vegetable Salad due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism commonly found in nature which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. It may also cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirth. Listeria monocytogenes may cause serious flu-like symptoms in otherwise healthy individuals.
The recalled in-store packed Vegetable Salad comes in an un-coded one pound clear plastic container with a plastic lid. The Vegetable Salad was sold from Mazowsze Deli retail location at 420 Church Avenue in Brooklyn, New York.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by New York State Food Laboratory personnel, found Listeria monocytogenes present in the Vegetable Salad.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
Consumers who puhased the Vegetable Salad should not consume it, but should discard the product or return it to Mazowsze Deli.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.