Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Trader Joe's Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad Recall [US]Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods recalls an estimated 33,610 pounds of Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. USDA:

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The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) reports the following Salads are subject to this recall:

  • Ghiringhelli Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat, sold in 9.3-ounce clear plastic container packages with the label “Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat; Sunflower Seeds, Cranberries and a sweet & Spicy Vinaigrette.”

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Salads are pictured on the Web site above. The Salad subject to recall bear establishment number “P-17156” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to Trader Joe’s distributors in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.

According to the USDA, the Salads were caused by a discovery on May 3, 2016, when the company’s vendor of sunflower seeds notified the company the product might have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. According to the recalling firm, all affected product has been removed from the market channels. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) will verify removal through recall effectiveness checks.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Salads, please do not use or consume it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Mike Ghiringhelli, Jr., General Manager, at 1-707-561-7670, extension 105 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


Additional information about this recall:
USDA recall number: FSIS-RC-034-2016
Recalls Direct RIN: 6926-2016
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