Reser’s Fine Foods Inc. Recalls Certain Products Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Beaverton, OR–(ENEWSPF)–March 4, 2010.  Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, OR has been notified by a supplier that certain seasoning ingredients it supplied to Reser’s contain hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) that may be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people may experience fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody) and abdominal pain. In rare cases the organism can get into the bloodstream and cause more severe complications including endocarditis, arthritis and arterial infections such as infected aneurysms. For more information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at www.cdc.gov1. As a precautionary measure, Reser’s is voluntarily recalling a limited number of products.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with these products.

Reser’s is recalling the following items sold to retailers and distributors nationwide:

UPC Description Size / Packaging Use By Date
54627.20327 Ranch House Dressing 8 lb. Carton 1/23/10 – 4/27/10
71117.00171 Creamy Ranch Dip 8oz. Plastic Cup 5/12/10 – 6/9/10
71117.00240 Clam Dip 8oz. Plastic Cup 3/22/10 – 6/5/10
71117.00243 French Onion Dip 8oz. Plastic Cup 3/1/10 – 6/5/10
71117.00249 Cheese and Bacon Dip 8oz. Plastic Cup 4/2/10 – 5/27/10
71117.16981 Creamy Ranch Dip 8 lb. Carton 5/2/10 – 6/4/10
71117.17050 Creamy Ranch Dip 4oz. Plastic Cup 4/29/10 – 6/5/10
21130.06741 Redskin Potato Safeway 16oz. Plastic Container 3/14/10 – 4/10/10
81131.91681 Potato RedSkin Walmart 16oz. Plastic Container 12/27/09 – 4/6/10
81131.91687 Potato RedSkin Walmart 32oz. Plastic Container 12/27/09 – 4/6/10
71117.06031 Redskin Potato 5 lb. Plastic Tub 2/24/10 – 4/5/10
71117.14751 Ranch Dip 8 lb. Carton 4/25/10 – 6/5/10

These products should not be eaten. Customers may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

No other Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. products are affected.

Reser’s is notifying the FDA of this voluntary recall. Consumers with questions may contact Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. Consumer Hotline between the hours of 8am -5pm PST Monday through Friday at 1-888-230-0062 or see the FDA website at http://www.fda.gov.

 

Source: fda.gov