Reser's Fine Foods Issues Recall, Potential Listeria Contamination
By Emily Roehler, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email
Oregon-based Reser's Fine Foods has recalled nearly 22,800 pounds of
potentially bacteria-tainted food products, some of which have been shipped to
Nebraska and Kansas.
These potentially contaminated
foods include chicken, ham and beef products and refrigerated ready-to-eat
salads made at a Topeka, Kan., plant.
The company and the U.S.
Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday the products may be contaminated
with Listeria monocytogenes.
The products were shipped to
retailers and distributors in the 27 states listed here: 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.
The USDA Food Safety and
Inspection Service listed various "sell by" dates for the recalled
There have been no reports of
illness. Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon and
potentially fatal disease.
Symptoms can include high fever
and severe headache.
Check with the place of purchase
if you believe you may have a contaminated product.