Zupan’s Markets Initiates Voluntary Recall of Macaroni Salad With Cheddar Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

Zupan’s Markets Initiates Voluntary Recall of Macaroni Salad With Cheddar Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

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Zupan’s Markets Initiates Voluntary Recall of Macaroni Salad With Cheddar Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

For Immediate Release
June 16, 2016
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Consumers
Duck Delivery Produce Inc.
1-503-288-9380

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Portland, Ore. – Zupan’s Markets is initiating a voluntary recall of its Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated withListeria 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.
There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items to date.
Zupan’s Markets is issuing this voluntary recall after being notified by their supplier, National Frozen Foods, that the frozen green peas used in the product are being recalled because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled Macaroni Cheddar Cheese Salad is packaged in a plastic bag, 5 lb. net weight. The label listed item #23070 and the UPC 8 87241 80712 0.
The recalled product was distributed to four Zupan’s Markets locations in Portland and Lake Oswego, Oregon between 04/09/16 and 06/14/16.
The product was sold both in Zupan’s Markets service deli salad case, sized to order, and available in prepacked round plastic containers (8, 12 & 16 oz.) in its Grab & Go area. Scale label on bottom of the product container reads Macaroni Salad with Cheddar Cheese with code 394.
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard it. Consumers can return to Zupan’s Markets for a full refund. Questions can be directed to Duck Delivery Produce Inc. at 503-288-9380 Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time).
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.
About Zupan’s Markets
Founded by John Zupan in 1975, Zupan’s Markets is a local and family-owned market that has served Portland’s food-loving community for over 40 years. Zupan’s Markets, with four locations, focuses on quality, selling everything from the best meats and wines to the freshest produce, baked goods, gourmet deli products, specialty foods, flowers and more, always emphasizing locally sourced, artisan products when possible. For more information, visit www.zupans.com or check us out on Facebook , Instagram , and Twitter .
* 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/ucm507331.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery