WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced Garden Fresh Foods, a Milwaukee, Wisc., establishment, is recalling approximately 19,054 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced Garden Fresh Foods, a Milwaukee, Wisc., establishment, is recalling approximately 19,054 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and ham products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
The company previously announced these products are being recalled in conjunction with other foods regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Products regulated by FSIS bear the establishment number “EST. 17256” or “Est. P-17256” inside the USDA mark of inspection and include the following (listed by UPC-pack/size-product-product code-code date):
•0-85239-24103-5, 12 oz., Market Pantry All White Meat Chicken Salad, 24103, Sept. 24-Oct. 14, 2013.
•0-85239-00221-6, 6 oz., Archer Farms Rotisserie Chicken Salad, 002216, Sept. 28-Oct. 9, 2013.
•0-85239-99017-9, 11 oz., Archer Farms Bacon Parmesan Dip, 99017, Oct. 12-Nov. 8, 2013
•0-85239-10125-4, 14 oz., D’Amico and Sons Chicken Salad with Rosemary, 1010254, Sept. 24-Oct. 10, 2013.
•0-85239-10121-6, 14 oz., D’Amico and Sons Chicken & Dried Cherry Pasta, 101216, Oct. 2-10, 2013.
•0-85239-10122-3, 6 oz., D’Amico and Sons Chicken & Dried Cherry Pasta, 101223, Oct. 2-10, 2013.
•0-85239-10024-0, 14 oz., D’Amico and Sons Ranch Pasta Salad with Chicken, Spinach & Bacon, 100240, Sept. 24, 2013.
•0-85239-10023-3, 6 oz., D’Amico and Sons Ranch Pasta Salad with Chicken, Spinach & Bacon, 100233, Sept. 24, 2013.
•7-33147-10496-5, 12 oz., Finest Traditions Ham Salad Spread, 388648, Sept. 28-Oct. 18, 2013.
•0-11596-06164-1, 12 oz., Garden Fresh Ham Salad with Sweet Relish, 6163, Oct. 3-12, 2013.
•0-41497-05334-6, 8 oz., Weis Ham Salad, 05334, Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2013.
The products were distributed to retail and food service establishments nationwide. The problem was discovered through microbiological testing at the facility by FDA. FDA, FSIS and the company have not received reports of illnesses due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healt hcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/current-recalls-and-alerts .
Consumers with questions regarding the recall should contact the company at 1-800-645-3367.
(Information courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.)