Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. Recalls Refrigerated Salads Because of Possible Health Risk Due to Onion Supplier Recall

Product carton label, RESER’S FINE FOODS POTATO SALAD NET WT 8 lb”

Silver Spring, Maryland–(ENEWSPF)–April 12, 2016.  Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to notification from one of our ingredient suppliers that Listeria monocytogenes may be present in one lot of onions that was used in the manufacture of these salads. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometime fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and individuals with weakened immune systems. Healthy people 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.

The recalled refrigerated salads were distributed to retailers and distribution centers in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WA, WY, and British Columbia.

The retail product is sold in plastic containers and is marked with a Use By Date and the #10 at the end of the line of printing (see photo below).

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was the result of a notification from one of our onion suppliers that the bacteria may be present in one lot of onions used in the manufacture of these refrigerated salads. No other items were manufactured using this lot of onions.

Your local grocery store is ready to serve!

Consumers are urged not to consume these products. Consumers who purchased these products may take them back to the store for a refund or discard them.

For more information please contact Reser’s Fine Foods Consumer Hotline 1-888-257-7913 (Call Center Hours: M-F 8am-9pm EST, Saturday 9am-7pm EST, Sunday 11am-7pm EST), or visit (products not available online) or the FDA website:

Reser’s and Private Label products affected by this recall were distributed between March 22, 2016 and April 10, 2016. Products are listed below:


UPC Description Size Use By Date
71117.00480 Reser’s Deviled Egg Potato Salad 3lb Apr-29-16
71117.17000 Reser’s Potato Salad 3.5oz May-10-16
71117.17100 Reser’s Potato Salad 5.5oz May-10-16
71117.18223 Reser’s Potato Salad 8oz May-9-16
71117.19000 Reser’s Potato Salad 16oz May-10-16
71117.19300 Reser’s Potato Salad 3lb May-9-16
71117.18224 Reser’s Macaroni Salad 8oz May-10-16
71117.19007 Reser’s Macaroni Salad 16oz May-9-16
71117.19305 Reser’s Macaroni Salad 3lb May 9-16 and May-10-16
71117.61576 Stonemill Kitchens Classic Potato Salad 5lb Apr-27-16
21130.06688 Safeway Deviled Egg Potato Salad 16oz Apr-28-16
21130.06716 Safeway Classic Potato Salad 5.5oz May-10-16
21130.06742 Safeway Tuna Salad 15 oz Apr-27-16
81131.91693 Walmart Redskin Potato Salad 4lb May-1-16


UPC Description Size Use By Date
71117.00225 Reser’s Deviled Egg Potato Salad 8lb Apr-28-16
71117.00443 Savemart Potato Salad 8lb May-10-16
71117.67702 Sysco Elbow Macaroni Salad 8lb May-7-16
71117.06036 Safeway Tuna Salad 8lb Apr-27-16
41493.41720 FSA Postato Salad 8lb May-10-16