Stop & Shop Calico Bean Salad Recall
|Date:||July 27, 2012|
|What:||Stop & Shop Calico Bean Salad|
|Why:||Listeria monocytogenes contamination|
|Scope:||Stop & Shop Supermarket stores|
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, following a recall by Costa Fruit & Produce, announced it removed from sale Calico Bean Salad, sold on the salad bar, due to a possible health risk of 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.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Customers who purchased the Calico Bean Salad between July 18, 2012 and July 26, 2012 should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Consumers in Massachusetts looking for additional information on the recall may call Costa Fruit & Produce at 1-800-322-1374, all other consumers may call 1-800-343-0836 or visit Costa Fruit & Produce's website at www.freshideas.com. Customers may also call Stop & Shop customer service at 1-800-767-7772 or visit the Stop & Shop website at www.stopandshop.com.
Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.