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February 25, 2000

Weinbergers Nova Lox Salad Recalled for Contamination

Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Weinberger Appetizing is today recalling Weinbergers Nova Lox Salad due to possible Listeria contamination.

The salad is sold in 7-ounce clear plastic containers with plastic lids and is coded 2/30. This code appears in a white sticker on the bottom side of the plastic container.

The salad which was distributed to 7 retail stores in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York. The company estimates that 50 units bearing the 2/30 code were marketed.

Anyone in possession of these products should not eat them. Instead, consumers should throw them out or return them to their point of purchase.

Listeria is a common organism found in nature. It can cause serious complications for pregnant women, such as stillbirths and other problems for people with compromised immune systems. It can also cause flu-like symptoms in healthy individuals.

To date, there are no known illnesses associated with this product.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers February 25, 2000.

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