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Updated Health Hazard Alert - Certain salad products from Reser's Fine Foods (Topeka, KS) may contain Listeria monocytogenes

Recall / advisory date:
October 26, 2013
Reason for recall / advisory:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Reser's Fine Foods Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional, Retail
Reference number:
8426

Advisory details

Ottawa, October 26, 2013 - The public warning issued on October 24, 2013 has been updated to include additional products and Best Before dates.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Reser’s Fine Foods Inc. are warning the public not to consume the salad products described below, because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

The manufacturer, Reser's Fine Foods Inc., Beaverton, Oregon, USA, is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

The following products, marked with a Best Before Date followed by a plant identifier code of 20, are affected by this alert:

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Additional Info
Market Pantry Coleslaw 425 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 10 to 2013 NO 03
6 28919 00240 5
Market Pantry Macaroni Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 20 to 2013 NO 11
6 28919 00239 9
Market Pantry Potato & Egg Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 NO 03 to 2013 NO 17
6 28919 00238 2
Market Pantry Potato Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 20 to 2013 NO 14
6 28919 00237 5
Reser's Fine Foods Creamy Spinach Dip 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 17 to 2013 NO 14
0 71117 61206 6
Reser's Fine Foods Crunchy Cole Slaw 425 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 10 to 2013 NO 08
0 71117 18244 6
Reser's Fine Foods Crunchy Cole Slaw 1.25 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 10 to 2013 NO 08
0 71117 61225 7
Reser's Fine Foods Gourmet Red Potato Salad 1.81 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 12 to 2013 NO 15
0 71117 00164 8
Reser's Fine Foods Gourmet Red Potato Salad 340 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 12 to 2013 NO 10
0 71117 61209 7
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad with Deviled Egg 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 12 to 2013 NO 15
0 71117 61252 3
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad with Egg 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 26
0 71117 18243 9
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad with Egg 1.25 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 26
0 71117 61321 6
Reser's Fine Foods Traditional Cole Slaw with Oil & Vinegar 425 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 10 to 2013 NO 07
0 71117 61254 7
Reser's Fine Foods Cheesy Macaroni Salad 1.25 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 20 to 2013 NO 18
0 71117 61227 1
Reser's Fine Foods Cheesy Macaroni Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 20 to 2013 NO 18
0 71117 18241 5
Reser's Fine Foods Ranch Pasta Salad with Bacon 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 11 to 2013 NO 07
0 71117 61250 9
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 21
0 71117 18242 2
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad 1.25 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 26
0 71117 61320 9
Reser's Fine Foods Macaroni Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 26
0 71117 18240 8
Reser's Fine Foods Macaroni Salad 1.25 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 21
0 71117 61322 3
Reser's Fine Foods Homestyle Potato Salad 454 g Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 10 to 2013 NO 07
0 71117 61251 6
Reser's Fine Foods Potato Salad* 3.63 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 27
0 71117 00215 7 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Loaded Baked Potato Salad* 2.27 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 08 to 2013 NO 10
0 71117 11586 4 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Cole Slaw* 3.18 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 08 to 2013 NO 10
0 71117 15124 4 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Chicken Salad Dressing* 3.63 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 24 to 2013 NO 20
71117 14761 2 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Macaroni Salad* 3.63 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 25 to 2013 NO 20
0 71117 00216 4 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Four Bean Salad* 3.63 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 NO 24 to 2013 DE 15
71117 61281 3 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Reser's Fine Foods Diced Potato with Egg Salad* 3.63 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 23 to 2013 NO 26
71117 65135 5 * These affected products were sold in bulk and may have been repacked at retail. Consumers who cannot determine the original product identity are advised to check with their retailer to determine if they have one of the affected products.
Stonemill Kitchens Red Potato Salad with Dijon 2.27 kg Best Before Date(s) followed by plant identifier code 20
from 2013 OC 15 to 2013 NO 18
0 71117 61629 3
Block & Barrel Imperial Bow Tie Florentine Pasta Salad 2.04 kg OCT/12/13 - NOV/6/13 0 74865 79733 7 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Block & Barrel Imperial California Pasta Salad 2.27 kg OCT/5/13 - NOV/8/13 0 74865 79731 3 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Block & Barrel Imperial Deluxe Red Skinned Potato Salad 2.27 kg OCT/11/13 - NOV/12/13 0 74865 79739 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Block & Barrel Imperial Gourmet Pasta Salad with Cheddar Cheese 2.27 kg OCT/20/13 - NOV/23/13 0 74865 79728 3 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Block & Barrel Imperial Red Skinned Potato Salad with Sour Cream & Dill 2.27 kg OCT/12/13 - NOV/13/13 0 74865 79725 2 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Casa Solana Margarita Salsa 2.27 kg DEC/9/13 - JAN/6/14 0 74865 77639 4 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO 4 Bean Salad 3.63 kg NOV/24/13 - DEC/15/13 0 74865 10116 5 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Cole Slaw Salad 3.18 kg OCT/8/13 - NOV/10/13 0 74865 10166 0 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Dixie Chopped Cole Slaw 3.18 kg OCT/8/13 - NOV/8/13 0 74865 81855 1 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Elbow Macaroni Salad 3.63 kg OCT/24/13 - NOV/18/13 0 74865 08459 8 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Homestyle Shredded White Coleslaw 3.2 kg OCT/7/13 - NOV/8/13 0 74865 18843 2 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Macaroni Salad 3.63 kg OCT/21/13 - NOV/21/13 0 74865 20836 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Red Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/11/13 - NOV/12/13 0 74865 65550 7 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Carrot & Raisin Salad 3.63 kg OCT/17/13 - NOV/18/13 0 74865 10151 6 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Country Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/21/13 - NOV/23/13 0 74865 20911 3 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Potato Salad 3.6 kg OCT/20/13 - NOV/21/13 0 74865 10091 5 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Classic SYSCO Potato w/ Egg Salad 3.63 kg OCT/20/13 - NOV/23/13 0 74865 74529 1 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Mrs. Giles Spiced Apples 2.27 kg OCT/23/13 - NOV/14/13 0 72299 15870 0 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
None Cucumber & Onion Salad 3.63 kg OCT/24/13 - NOV/25/13 71117.142839 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
None Four-Bean Salad 3.63 kg NOV/25/13 - DEC/23/13 71117.002669 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Orval Kent Signature Sliced Steakhouse Potato Salad 2.27 kg OCT/25/13 - NOV/17/13 0 79453 46925 2 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Baja Café Mango Salsa 2.27 kg OCT/10/13 - NOV/8/13 0 71117 00282 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Baja Café Margarita Salsa 2.27 kg DEC/23/13 - DEC/26/13 0 71117 00132 7 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Baja Café Original Salsa 2.27 kg DEC/11/13 - DEC/30/13 0 71117 00151 8 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Baja Café Pico de Gallo Salsa 2.27 kg DEC/15/13 - JAN/7/14 0 71117 00134 1 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Baked Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/13/13 - NOV/15/13 71117004007 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods California Pasta Salad 2.27 kg OCT/8/13 - NOV/10/13 0 71117 14270 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Creamy Spinach Dip 3.63 kg OCT/17/13 - NOV/15/13 71117169874 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Deviled Egg Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/13/13 - NOV/15/13 71117002256 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Dixie Fine Chopped Cole Slaw 3.18 kg OCT/14/13 - NOV/13/13 71117151251 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Elbow Macaroni Salad 3.63 kg OCT/27/13 - NOV/21/13 71117001884 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Homestyle Cole Slaw 3.18 kg OCT/8/13 - NOV/8/13 71117151268 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Homestyle Elbow Macaroni 3.63 kg OCT/24/13 - NOV/26/13 71117002881 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Homestyle Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/27/13 - NOV/24/13 71117002195 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Oil & Vinegar Cole Slaw 4.08 kg OCT/13/13 - NOV/13/13 0 71117 15190 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Original Potato Salad 99 g OCT/23/13 - NOV/24/13 0 71117 17000 9 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Country Style Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/27/13 - NOV/26/13 71117.00189 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Ranch Potato Salad made with Hidden Valley 3.63 kg OCT/11/13 - NOV/13/13 0 71117 00485 4 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Redskin Potato Salad 3.63 kg OCT/13/13 - NOV/14/13 71117141023 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Shredded Cole Slaw 3.18 kg OCT/8/13 - NOV/9/13 71117153637 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Strawberry Parfait 3.63 kg MAR/17/14 - APR/6/14 71117152357 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.
Reser's Fine Foods Carrot & Raisin Salad 3.63 kg OCT/17/13 - NOV/18/13 71117.142105 Sold only to hotels, restaurants and institutions.

More information

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled. Consumption of food contaminated with this bacteria may cause listeriosis, a foodborne illness. Listeriosis can cause high fever, severe headache, neck stiffness and nausea. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Infected pregnant women may experience only a mild, flu-like illness, however, infections during pregnancy can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth.

For more information on foodborne pathogens, visit the Causes of Food Poisoning web page.

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