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King Soopers and City Market Recalls Deli Broccoli Salads and Coleslaw Because of Possible Health Risk

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King Soopers and City Market Recalls Deli Broccoli Salads and Coleslaw Because of Possible Health Risk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 23, 2017
FDA Publish Date:
October 24, 2017
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Listeria Monocytogenes, Mann2017
Company Name:
King Soopers
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
King Soopers, City Market
Product Description:
Product Description
Deli broccoli salads and coleslaw

Company Announcement

King Soopers said today it has recalled deli broccoli salads and coleslaw that are sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

No reports of illness or injury have been reported to date. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.

The deli broccoli salads and coleslaw are sold from the service case in the deli department at King Soopers and City Market. King Soopers and City Market have removed these items from store shelves and initiated their customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Product UPC Code Size
Deli Broccoli Almond Salad 289861-2XXXX Purchased Between October 1, 2017 and October 21, 2017 Varies
Asian Pasta Salad 279867-4XXXX Purchased Between October 1, 2017 and October 21, 2017 Varies
Deli Colorado Coleslaw 247094-6XXXX Purchased Between October 1, 2017 and October 21, 2017 Varies
Deli California Broccoli Salad 237193-5XXXX Between October 1, 2017 and October 21, 2017 Varies

King Soopers and City Market were notified on October 20 by the manufacturer, Journey Cuisine, that the recalled product contains an ingredient from Mann Packing that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company has ceased production and distribution of the product pending an investigation.

Customers who have purchased the product described above should not consume it and should return it to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 a.m. ET, and Saturday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. ET to 9:00 p.m. ET.

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1-800-KROGERS

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Adam Williamson
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