Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread Recall Expands [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread Recall [US]Ruth’s Salads expands its existing recall for additional batch/lots of Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread due to suspected Listeria Monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/UCg3308USSk

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm540897.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Pimento Spreads are subject to this recall:

  • Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread, sold in 7-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-00005
  • Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread, sold in 12-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-12023
  • Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread, sold in 24-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-24023
  • Ruth’s Old Fashion Pimento Spread, sold in 16-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-24023
  • Ruth’s Lite Pimento Spread, sold in 12-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-12014
  • Ruth’s Jalapeno Pimento Spread, sold in 12-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-12014
  • Ruth’s Cream Cheese w/Pineapple-Pecans, sold in 12-ounce plastic containers with a UPC of 74952-12008

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, Ruth’s Salads has expanded its recall of various Ruth’s Original Pimento Spreads. The Salads have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes.

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

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pimento Spreads, please do not consume it directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Pimento Spread to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this notification is an expansion of an existing recall for this product. To see all notifications relating to these Pimento Spreads, please search for Ruth’s Original using the Search Box located at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Ruth’s Salads at 1-800-532-0409 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. After hours, you can leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

==> 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.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8265-2017
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