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BI-LO Issues Class II Recall On
Southern Home Brand Bacon Ranch Salad Mix & Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix
BI-LO Customer Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 29, 2012 - Today BI-LO announced an immediate Class II voluntary recall of two store brand products, the Southern Home® Bacon Ranch Salad Mix and the Southern Home® Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix. According to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the reason for the recall is the potential for the product to contain small metal fragments. Out of an abundance of caution for customers, BI-LO is immediately recalling the Southern Home Bacon Ranch Salad Mix and Southern Home Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix from shelves in all stores, including those in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee:
|Recalled Item||UPC||Size||Sell-By Dates|
|Southern Home Bacon Ranch Salad Mix||0788002891||7.5 oz.||May 17, 2013|
|Southern Home Bacon Ranch Salad Mix||0788002891||7.5 oz.||May 18, 2013|
|Southern Home Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix||0788002892||6.2 oz.||April 20, 2013|
|Southern Home Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix||0788002892||6.2 oz||May 21, 2013|
BI-LO has received no reports of any issues associated with Southern Home Bacon Ranch Salad Mix or Southern Home Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix consumption.
"We encourage consumers in possession of any of the recalled items to immediately discard the product or bring it back to their local BI-LO,” said Allen Reavis, BI-LO’s vice president of grocery. “As part of the company’s Satisfaction Guarantee, customers who have purchased the product may visit their neighborhood store to request a full refund.”
To receive the refund, individuals must present proof of purchase through a receipt or the product packaging label.
Any questions about the recalled products may be answered through BI-LO’s consumer relations number, which is 1-800-862-9293.
BI-LO is recalling 7.5 oz Southern Home Bacon Ranch Salad Mix and 6.2 oz. Southern Home Creamy Parmesan Salad Mix.
Headquartered in Mauldin, S.C., BI-LO operates 206 supermarkets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, employing approximately 16,995 people. Founded in 1961, the company provides shoppers substantial savings without sacrificing quality or freshness through its BI-LO BONUSCARD® and other exclusive programs. A committed corporate citizen, BI-LO has donated more than $63 million through its BI-LO Charities efforts to organizations across the company’s footprint since 1984. For more information, visit www.bi-lo.com.
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