Superior Foods, Inc., of Watsonville, CA is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Distributed Exclusively At Target Stores

Superior Foods, Inc., of Watsonville, CA is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Distributed Exclusively At Target Stores

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Superior Foods, Inc., of Watsonville, CA is recalling 8,475 Cases Of Simply Balanced 10-oz Frozen Organic Chopped Spinach Distributed Exclusively At Target Stores.
Contact:
Consumer:
1-866-672-0811
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 24, 2015 — Watsonville, CA — This recall is based on a recall notice from one of Superior Foods, Inc., organic frozen spinach suppliers that Superior Foods, Inc., may have received organic spinach with the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Product was distributed Nationwide at Target retail stores.
Simply Balanced Organic Chopped Spinach 10-oz steam in bag
DPCI # (Department, Class, Item.) 270-00-0663
UPC Code – 85239 00663
Production Date Code and Best By Code
4360SF3 through 7 J1 Best By 26/06/2016
4360SF3 through 7 J2 Best By 26/06/2016
5026SF4 through 8 J1 Best By 26/07/2016
5026SF4 through 8 J2 Best By 26/07/2016
5051SF2 through 4 J1 Best By 20/08/2016
5051SF2 through 4 J2 Best By 20/08/2016
Superior Foods Inc., is not aware of any illness complaints to date related to this event. Out of an abundance of caution, however, Superior Foods, Inc., is recalling these products based on the recall notice we received from our supplier. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
Consumers who have any of the product identified are urged to dispose it, or return it to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or full refund.
Consumers with questions may call 1-866-672-0811 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
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* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm439761.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.

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