Recall: 22,000 pounds of meat products due to listeria concerns

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October 23, 2013 4:08:19 AM PDT
Concern over possible listeria contamination is prompting Reser's Fine Foods to recall 22,800 pounds of chicken, ham and beef products sold in 27 states, including Pennsylvania.

In the Philadelphia area, the recalled products are sold at stores including Acme Markets.

The Food and Drug Administration says there have been no reports of illnesses. The recall has been issued out of an abundance of caution, based on the findings of an inspection.

The products bear the establishment number "EST. 13520" or "P-13520" inside the USDA mark of inspection and include the following:

22486 15887 5 lbs. Cobble Street Market Chicken Salad 11/15/13
58108 30149 5 lbs. Cross Valley Farms Chicken Salad 11/13/13
58108 30166 5 lbs. Cross Valley Farms Ham Salad 11/23/13
71117 11392 5 lbs. Reser's Fine Foods White Meat Chicken Salad with Cranberries & Pecans 11/13/13
71117 11400 5 lbs. Reser's Fine Foods Chicken Salad 11/15/13
71117 11402 5 lbs. Reser's Fine Foods Ham Salad 11/26/13
71117 14139 5 lbs. Reser's Fine Foods Ham Salad Supreme 11/23/13
71117 14179 3 lbs. Millers Bar-B-Que Beans with Beef 11/19/13
71117 19008 12 oz. Reser's Fine Foods White Meat Chicken Salad 11/13/13
71117 68007 5 lbs. Classic Chicken Salad 11/13/13
77509 63308 12 oz. Chef Solutions Cranberry Pecan White Meat Chicken Salad 11/16/13
71117 61502 3 lbs. Stonemill Kitchens Loaded Potato Salad with Bacon 10/23/13

The products were distributed to retailers and distributors in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact the Reser's Fine Foods Consumer Hotline at 1-888-257-7913 (8 a.m. ? 8 p.m. Eastern Time).

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. "Ask Karen" live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts.


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