Kroger Announces Recall of Fresh Selections Spinach Products

Kroger Announces Recall of Fresh Selections Spinach Products
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The Kroger Company family of stores is asking customers in 15 states to check their refrigerators for certain Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach 10 ounce packages (UPC: 0001111091649) with a 'best if used by' date of September 16.

This product, supplied by NewStar Fresh Foods LLC, is being recalled because the product may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Customers should return the items to stores for a full refund or a replacement.

Stores under the following names in 15 states are included in this recall:

  • Kroger stores in North Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, central and eastern Tennessee, and Michigan.
  • Kroger, Jay C, Owen's, Pay Less, Scott's and Food 4 Less stores in Indiana, Illinois and eastern Missouri.
  • Dillons, Baker's, and Gerbes stores in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

What Kroger is Doing

Kroger has removed affected items from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system. Customers who may have purchased the affected products will receive register receipt messages and/or automated phone calls. Kroger is also placing signs in stores in produce departments.

What Customers Should Do

Kroger is asking customers to carefully check their refrigerators for this recalled Fresh Selections spinach product because it may contain Listeria monocytogenes.

Any opened or unopened products included in this recall should not be consumed and should be returned by customers to their local Kroger store for a full refund or replacement.

Listeria monocytogenes, if eaten, could result in severe illness. Those individuals who are pregnant or have a weakened immune system are highly susceptible.

Customers with additional questions about this recall can contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS.