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
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-515-1, Veggie Platter with Peppercorn Ranch Dip, #98923, Net Wt 108 oz
(6.75 Lb), Kirkland (tm),
Product number #98923, purchased from 2/3/2001 to 2/8/2001.
The platters were manufactured using cut red bell peppers that were
contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Distributed by Costco Wholesale Corp., Seattle, WA.
Costco Wholesale Corporation, Issaquah, WA, by recall letter and press
release dated 2/8/2001.
FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
200 pounds of Red Peppers, for estimated 400 platters.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.