Potential Listeria contamination prompts recall of ready-to-eat salads

| September 26, 2013

garden_fresh_foodsThe USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the FDA have announced that Garden Fresh Foods of Milwaukee is recalling a range of ready-to-eat salad products because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall applies to a large number of different products, including ready-to-eat salads, slaws, dips and ready-to-eat chicken and ham products, sold under a variety of brand names and in packs of varying sizes. The recalled products were distributed nationwide to retail outlets and food service establishments.

The potential contamination was detected by microbiological testing carried out by the FDA at the Garden Fresh Foods manufacturing facility. No related cases of illness have been reported to date.

FSIS News Release
FDA Press Release

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