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Meijer Issues Allergy Alert On Mislabeled Pre-Made Caesar Salads Caesar Salads Mislabeled As Greek Salads Sold In Meijer Deli Sections

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Meijer Issues Allergy Alert On Mislabeled Pre-Made Caesar Salads Caesar Salads Mislabeled As Greek Salads Sold In Meijer Deli Sections

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
March 02, 2017
FDA Publish Date:
February 08, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Prepared Food
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
mislabeled salads contain packaged croutons, which is an undeclared wheat allergen
Company Name:
Meijer
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Meijer
Product Description:
Product Description
Greek Salad

Company Announcement

Meijer announced it is recalling a recent shipment of its pre-made Caesar salads  after discovering they were mislabeled as Greek salads. The mislabeled salads contain packaged croutons, which is an undeclared wheat allergen not included on the Greek salad kit label. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Meijer does not include croutons in its freshly-assembled Greek Salad kit.

The mislabeled salad kits were distributed to all 230 Meijer locations throughout the Midwest.

The croutons in the affected Caesar salad kits mistakenly labeled as “Greek Salad” are individually packaged within the salad. To date, there have been no known illnesses reported to Meijer associated with these products.

The recalled salads have a sell by date of March 3, 2017 and will be in plastic containers with printed labels that have the UPC 218234-xxxxxx – the last 6 digits will vary, and are determined by weight.

Customers who have purchased this product can return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund. For additional information, please contact Meijer at (800) 543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 230 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the “one-stop shopping” concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and  electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Meijer
800-543-3704

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