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Clarification: King Soopers recalls chicken salad for Listeria risk

Editor’s note: The Kroger Co. clarified the recall information in a special statement issues after this story was published. The implicated chicken salad was distributed only to King Soopers stores. This story has been updated to reflect that information. The Food and Drug Administration posted the statement here.  A regional grocery store chain owned by the Kroger… Continue Reading

Kroger expands macadamia nut recall for Listeria risk

The Kroger Co. today announced it has expanded the recall of its 12-ounce packages of Simple Truth dry roasted macadamia nuts because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Now the recall includes all of its stores nationwide under the following names: Kroger, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Foods Co., Fred Meyer, Fry’s, King Soopers, City Market, Smith’s, Dillons,… Continue Reading

Listeria in production plant spurs recall of a ton of salads

Castellini Group subsidiaries Club Chef, CC Kitchens involved, as well as Kroger Fresh Selections

Following a Listeria-related recall by its parent company Club Chef involving freshcut produce snacks, CC Kitchens LLC today recalled more than a ton of salads because they contained lettuce that had been recalled for possible Listeria contamination. Also today the Kroger Co. posted recalls of several additional CC Kitchens salads because of potential Listeria contamination…. Continue Reading

Kroger recalls Simple Truth macadamia nuts for Listeria risk

The Kroger Co. is recalling Simple Truth brand macadamia nuts from various retailers in three states because they may contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall notice posted on Kroger’s website had few details. It does not name the nut grower or packer and does not indicate how the potential contamination was discovered. The product has… Continue Reading

Kroger recalls ice cream because of peanut residue in flour

The Kroger Co. is recalling another product because it contains flour possibly contaminated with peanut residue, a known allergen. Kroger’s Deluxe S’mores Ice Cream in 48-ounce tubs is the latest product to be recalled by the nation’s second-largest grocery retailer. Kroger initiated the recall because Grain Craft recalled flour used in the ice cream after… Continue Reading

Citing Food Safety Risk, Retailer Removes Unrefrigerated Caramel Apples From Stores

The Kroger Co. of Cincinnati, OH, announced Thursday, Oct. 15, that its retail grocery stores would withdraw from sale unrefrigerated caramel apples that have been pierced with dipping sticks due to new scientific evidence that the product, if left unrefrigerated, may present a health risk. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Continue Reading