Garden Fresh Foods is expanding a voluntary recall on various ready-to-eat salads, slaw and dip products, including its Market Pantry items sold at Target stores in Ohio.
The products may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, and organism that may cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms, such as high fever, sever headache, stiffness, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths.
Affected products are sold in various size containers and distributed to retail stores and food services in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Arizona and California.
People who have purchased any of the products can return them to the store for a full refund. Currently, no illness or complaints connected to these items have been reported.
Market Pantry items recalled include:
- Macaroni Salad
- Mustard Potato Salad
- American Style Potato Salad
- Italian Style Pasta Salad
- Baked Beans
- Tuna Salad
- All White Meat Chicken Salad
- Egg Salad
- Reduced Fat Macaroni Salad
- Reduced Fat Mustard Potato Salad
- Reduced Fat American Potato Salad
- Reduce Fat Coleslaw
For the date codes of these Market Pantry items and a complete list of the affected items, click here .