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New details show Walmart, Publix received recalled produce

Listeria risk already known for fresh vegetables at BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más

Additional distribution details are now available from Country Fresh Orlando LLC showing the company’s freshcut vegetable products that were recalled because of Listeria concerns went to Walmart and Publix stores in addition to other retailers. The recall includes diced bell peppers, vegetable kabobs, and creole and fajita mixed diced vegetables packaged under the Country Fresh… Continue Reading

Southeastern Grocers recalls SEG freshcut produce for Listeria

Multiple products recalled from BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más grocery stores

Multiple media outlets reported Sunday that Listeria concerns prompted Southeastern Grocers LLC to recall freshcut produce products from BI-LO, Harveys, Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más grocery stores. However, no recall information had been posted by the Food and Drug Administration, Southeastern Grocers or any of the retailers as of 11 p.m. EDT Sunday. The recalled products… Continue Reading

Listeria prompts recall of fresh-cut vegetables in 9 states

A Texas company is recalling 30,000 cases of fresh-cut vegetable products from eight retail chains — including Wal-Mart, QuikTrip and Publix — after a random sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Country Fresh LLC of Conroe, TX, distributed various combinations of 45 different fresh-cut vegetable products to retailers in nine states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky,… Continue Reading

Reser’s Fine Foods Expands Recall of Products Potentially Contaminated With Listeria

Reser’s Fine Foods is again expanding its Oct. 22, 2013, recall of refrigerated ready-to-eat products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled refrigerated ready-to-eat products were sold in retail and food-service establishments nationwide and in Canada. For a full list of recalled products, visit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recall page or… Continue Reading

Ground Beef Recalled for E. coli Sold at Super Bi-Lo, Winn-Dixie Stores

About 50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled last week for E. coli O157:H7 was sold at Bi-Lo, Super Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie stores in Southern states, according to new information released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The recall was sparked by testing and there have not been reports of any… Continue Reading

Winn-Dixie, Leasa Recall Sprouts

After Leasa Industries of Miami, FL announced it was recalling 346 cases of its alfalfa sprouts because they might be contaminated with Salmonella, the Winn-Dixie Stores chain said it was removing all Leasa-branded sprouts from its shelves. No illnesses have been reported. Routine sample testing on Jan. 9, 2012 revealed the presence of Salmonella in… Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Green Beans with Peanuts

Winn-Dixie Stores is recalling certain Winn-Dixie Brand Italian Green Beans that may be mixed with peanuts. There have been no reports of adverse reactions, but individuals with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat them. Mary Kellmanson, Winn-Dixie’s group vice president of… Continue Reading

Winn-Dixie Recalls Gummy Bears at Five Stores

Winn-Dixie is recalling Sunrise Assorted Flavor Gummy Bears sold in the self-serve bulk bins at five store produce departments in Florida and Louisiana between November 14 and December 13 due to what the company calls “a remote possibility of metal contamination.” The company’s recall notice says there have been no reports of illness, but does… Continue Reading