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Albertsons and Chef Solutions, Inc. Recall essensia™ Brand Baked Potato Salad
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 12, 2006 -- Albertsons and Chef Solutions, Inc. are voluntarily recalling approximately 8,300 pounds of essensia™ Baked Potato Salad that may pose a health risk.
This voluntary action is being taken in response to the results of a single test conducted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Food Safety, for Listeria monocytogenes. The only product included in this recall is essensia™ Baked Potato Salad in a 16 oz container, bearing the use by date of AUG 17 06 WH, that may have been purchased at Albertsons stores in California, Florida, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, or Washington.
No illnesses associated with consumption of this product have been reported to date. No other essensia™ brand potato salads or other products, or other code dates of the Baked Potato Salad are included in this recall.
Our highest priority is protecting the health and safety of Albertsons customers and their families and we are taking this precautionary action as a result.
Consumers are urged to return all un-opened containers to their local Albertsons retail store for a full refund.
Consumers with any questions may contact Chef Solutions, Inc. at 1-800-544-1246.