Kroger Supplier Expands Sunflower Products Recall
- Company Announcement Date:
- May 21, 2016
- FDA Publish Date:
- February 09, 2019
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
- Company Name:
- Kroger Co.
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Kroger Co.
- Product Description:
Product DescriptionSalad Toppers Sunflower Kernels, Sunflower Kernels, Cranberry Delight Trail Mix
CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has expanded a recall of several products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes following supplier SunOpta's expansion of its voluntary recall this week.
Earlier this month, SunOpta indicated its sunflower kernels may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which could result in severe illness to those individuals who may consume these products. No customer illnesses have been reported to date.
Kroger has removed the following items from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.
Kroger has expanded its recall to include all code dates of Kroger Sunflower Salad Toppers, Kroger Sunflower Kernels, and Kroger Cranberry Delight Trail Mix.
|Kroger Salad Toppers Sunflower Kernels||0001111002127||3.5 oz|
|Kroger Sunflower Kernels||0001111061877||6 oz.|
|Kroger Cranberry Delight Trail Mix||0001111089869||14 oz.|
Stores operating under the following names are included in this recall: Kroger, Jay-C, Dillons, Bakers, Gerbes, King Soopers, City Market, Fry's, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, and Smith's. Products can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Kroger has expanded its recall to include all code dates of Kroger Broccoli Raisin Salads.
|Kroger Broccoli Raisin Salad||0028715820000||All sizes|
Stores operating under the following names are included in this recall: Kroger, Jay-C, Dillons, Bakers, Gerbes, and Food 4 Less (Mid-West only). Products can be found in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Kroger has expanded its recall to include Deli Broccoli Cranberry Salads and Deli Superfood Salads.
|Deli Broccoli Cranberry Salad |
(Smith’s Stores only)
|Superfood Salad |
(Smith’s and Fry’s Stores)
Stores operating under the Fry's and Smith's names in Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming are included in this recall.
Customers who have purchased any of the products described above should not consume them and should return them 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 am to 12:00 am EDT and Saturday through Sunday 8:00 am to 9:00 pm EST.
Every day, the Kroger Family of Companies makes a difference in the lives of eight and a half million customers and 431,000 associates who shop or serve in 2,778 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to our 2,231 pharmacies, 784 convenience stores, 323 fine jewelry stores, 1,387 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.
This recall press release was issued by the firm on 5/21/2016 and is subsequently being posted by FDA at this time to benefit the public for informational purposes.