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July 5, 2000

Bright Sides Brand Albacore Tuna Salad Recalled

Cincinnati, OH (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that The Kroger Company is conducting a recall of certain Bright Sides brand Albacore Tuna Salad because the products are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

PRODUCT
Kroger Delicatessen Bright Sides brand Albacore Tuna Salad, in 16-ounce cans.

Recall #F-570-0. Class I

CODE
USE BY MAY 17 and USE BY JUNE O8.

MANFACTURER
K.B. Specialty Foods, Greensburg, Indiana.

RECALLED BY
The Kroger Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, by telephone on May 20, 2000, followed by fax and E-mail on May 22, 2000. Firm initiated recall complete.   This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.

DISTRIBUTION
Michigan, Alaska, Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Indiana, Georgia.

QUANTITY
58 cases were distributed.

REASON
Product is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers July 5, 2000.

 
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