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Mann Packing Recall Affects Select Whole Foods Market Locations; Grocer Recalls Salads from 10 Northern California Stores

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Mann Packing Recall Affects Select Whole Foods Market Locations; Grocer Recalls Salads from 10 Northern California Stores

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 20, 2017
FDA Publish Date:
October 24, 2017
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
Product Description
Salads sold by the pound at salad bar

Company Announcement

AUSTIN, Texas – In response to Mann Packing's recall, Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling some salads from ten stores in Northern California out of an abundance of caution. Mann Packing issued the recall because the vegetables may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, pregnant women 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, stillbirths and fetal infection among pregnant women.

The Whole Foods Market recall includes Veggie Power Blend, Sesame Chicken Power Salad, and Mexican Chicken Power Salad that were sold by the pound on salad bars between September 28, 2017 and October 20, 2017.

The products were sold at the following Whole Foods Market stores:

  • 4315 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA
  • 690 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA
  • 414 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley, CA
  • 3950 24th Street, San Francisco, CA
  • 621 E. Washington Street, Petaluma, CA
  • 450 Rhode Island, San Francisco, CA
  • 340 Third Street, San Rafael, CA
  • 100 Sunset Drive, San Ramon, CA
  • 201 West Napa Street #11, Sonoma, CA
  • 2941 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA

Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.

Consumers

Whole Foods Market
1-844-936-8255

Media

Betsy Harden
Betsy.Harden@wholefoods.com
512-542-3198