An urgent recall has been issued for the Fresh Express Salsa! Ensalada Salad Kit, distributed in Alberta and British Columbia, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. This microbial contamination poses significant health risks, prompting immediate action to protect consumers.
Recalled Product Details:
Reason for Recall: The recall has been initiated due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the affected salad kit. The product was manufactured using cheese that has been recalled by Rizo-López Foods, Inc. in connection with an outbreak investigation in the United States.
Action Steps for Consumers:
Symptoms of Listeria Contamination: Consumers are reminded that food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not exhibit any visible or odor-related signs of spoilage. However, consumption of contaminated products can lead to symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache, and neck stiffness. Vulnerable populations, including pregnant women, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems, are particularly at risk.\