Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. Recalls Refrigerated Salads

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Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling nineteen refrigerated salad items due to the onion supplier that found the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes in one lot of onions used in the manufacture of these salads. No other items were manufactured using this lot of onions.

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 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, marked with a Use By Date and the #10 at the end of the line of printing and distributed between March 22, 2016 and April 10, 2016


No illnesses have been reported thus far, but consumers are urged not to eat these products.

For more information 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


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

Source: FDA, photography courtesty of FDA