Spartan Fresh Selections Three Bean Salad and Broccoli Stir Fry Recalls
|Date:||July 26, 2012|
|What:||Spartan Fresh Selections Three Bean Salad
Spartan Fresh Selections Broccoli Stir Fry
|Why:||Listeria monocytogenes contamination|
Spartan Stores of Grand Rapids, Michigan is recalling Three Bean Salad and 10 oz. Broccoli Stir Fry processed between the dates of July 13 through July 26, 2012, that contain onions produced by Gills Onions. The recall is in connection with an expanded recall announced by Gills Onions, of their Peeled Whole Yellow Onions due to possible contamination 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. 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 products subject to recall are:
Deli – Three Bean Salad
Produce – 10 oz. Broccoli Stir Fry
Spartan Stores has received no confirmation of illness associated with the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact their health care provider immediately.
All of the products involved in the recall should be discarded or returned for a full refund or replacement. Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Spartan Stores’ Consumer Affairs at 1-800-451-8500 or contact Gills Onions Customer Service at 1-888-220-0436.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.