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September 6, 2001

Costco Wholesale Corporation Recalls a Veggie Platter

Issaquah, WA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Costco Wholesale Corporation, Inc. is recalling a Veggie Platter with Peppercorn Ranch Dip, #98923, Net Wt 108 oz (6.75 Lb).

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-515-1, Veggie Platter with Peppercorn Ranch Dip, #98923, Net Wt 108 oz (6.75 Lb), Kirkland (tm),

CODES:
Product number #98923, purchased from 2/3/2001 to 2/8/2001.

REASON:
The platters were manufactured using cut red bell peppers that were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

MANUFACTURER:
Distributed by Costco Wholesale Corp., Seattle, WA.

RECALLED BY:
Costco Wholesale Corporation, Issaquah, WA, by recall letter and press release dated 2/8/2001.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Completed

DISTRIBUTION:
Southern California.

QUANTITY:
200 pounds of Red Peppers, for estimated 400 platters.

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

 
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