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Harris Teeter Announces Voluntary Recall of Eight Products Sold in its Service Seafood Department Containing Onions Because of Possible Health Risk


(800) 432-6111
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Catherine Reuhl
Communication Manager
Danna Jones
Communication Specialist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 7, 2012 - Harris Teeter, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc., is voluntarily recalling eight products sold in its service seafood department, as listed below, because they contain onions which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious or life-threatening food borne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Listeria bacteria are most commonly found in raw foods and symptoms may include fever, muscle aches, nausea or diarrhea.

Harris Teeter is distributing this notification upon being informed by its manufacturer 3 Fish, Inc. that the crab and lobster products listed below contain onions that may be contaminated with Listeria.

Harris Teeter is contacting customers who it has reason to believe purchased the products it is voluntarily recalling. Customers who may have purchased the products between Sept. 3, 2012 and Sept. 7, 2012 are asked to please return them to their local Harris Teeter for a full refund.

Precautionary Voluntary Recall


 Product Description UPC
 Crab Stuffed Flounder #0020822400000
 Crab Stuffed Salmon #0020822500000
 Crab Stuffed Tilapia #0020822600000
 Maryland Style Crab Cakes, 4 oz #0020967400000
 Deviled Stuffed Crab #0020966700000
 The Charleston Crab Cake, 4 oz #0020966900000
 Signature Lump Crab Cake, 4 oz #0020967000000
 Signature Lobster Cake, 3 oz #0020967100000


Product quality and integrity are paramount to Harris Teeter. For additional questions, please contact Harris Teeter Customer Relations, toll-free at (800) 432-6111, Option 2 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday – Friday and Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.




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