Ken’s Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of a Limited Number of Branded Food Service Dressings and Sauces Containing Onions Because Of Possible Health Risk Due To Gills Onions Recall

The manufacturer of Golden Corral Tartar Sauce, Dickey’s BBQ Bean Sauce, Lee’s Cole Slaw Dressing, Fatz Tartar Sauce, Ken’s Tartar Sauce.  These items contain onions from Gills Onions, which may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.  Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and still births among pregnant women.

This recall comes as a result of a July 25, 2012, recall issued by Gills Onions, Oxnard, CA a supplier to Fresh Point, Atlanta.  Fresh Point further processes the onions for Ken’s Foods, Inc.

The products included in this recall are listed below.  No other Ken’s products are affected by this recall.  As of this date, there have been no illnesses reported relating to this recall.

KE0666-Ken’s Tartar Sauce 4/1-gallon containers MFG:  09/JUL/12
KE0666A5-Ken’s Tartar Sauce 100/1.5oz cups EXP:  011313
DI2063-Dickey’s BBQ Bean 10/48oz pouches USE BY:  11MAR13
GD2517-Golden Corral Tartar 4/1-gallon containers MFG:  17/JUL/12
FQ2103-Lee’s Cole Slaw 14/40oz pouches MFG:  23JUL12
FD0666-Fatz Tartar Sauce 4/1-gallon containers MFG:  23/JUL/12

On Friday, July 27, 2012, Ken’s Foods, Inc. notified all distribution centers, private label customers and brokers to request immediate withdrawal of potentially affected items listed above.  The above listed items were distributed to the states of AL,FL,GA,IL,KY,MS,NC,NE,NM,NV,OH,OK,SC,TN,TX,WI.

If there are any questions pertaining to this notice, please call Ken’s Foods, Inc., Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm EST at 1-508-229-1100, ask for extension 4727 or 1190.

 

For complete recall information click here:  Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts Ken’s Foods, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of a Limited Number of Branded Food Service Dressings and Sauces Containing Onions Because Of Possible Health Risk Due To Gills Onions Recall.

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