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Spartan Stores Voluntarily Recalls Deli/Produce Products Containing Peeled Whole Yellow Onions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 26, 2012 – Grand Rapids, Michigan – Spartan Stores today is announcing the voluntary recall of two (2) products processed between the dates of July 13 through July 26, 2012 that contain onions produced by Gills Onions of Oxnard, California. The recall is in connection with an expanded voluntary recall announced by Gills Onions, LLC., of their Peeled Whole Yellow Onions due to possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. The products being voluntarily recalled are:
• Deli – Three Bean Salad
• Produce – 10 oz. Broccoli Stir Fry
Spartan Stores has received no confirmation of illness associated with the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
All of the products involved in the recall should be discarded or returned for a full refund or replacement.
Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Spartan Stores’ Consumer Affairs at 1-800-451-8500 or contact Gills Onions Customer Service at 888-220-0436.
About Spartan Stores
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Spartan Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPTN) is the nation's tenth largest grocery distributor with 1.4 million square feet of warehouse, distribution, and office space located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Company distributes more than 40,000 private and national brand products to approximately 375 independent grocery locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to our 97 corporate owned stores located in Michigan, including Family Fare Supermarkets, Glen's Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, VG's Food and Pharmacy, and Valu Land.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.