Potato salad recalled due to possible Listeria contamination

Potato salad sold at Michigan, Toledo Spartan Stores

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DETROIT - Garden-Fresh Foods, Inc. of Milwaukee Wisconsin is recalling a limited amount of Spartan Fresh Selections American Potato Salad In 16-ounce packages, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which 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 stillbirths among pregnant women.

Spartan Fresh Selections American Potato Salad was distributed by Spartan Stores in the state of Michigan and Toledo, Ohio.

The affected Spartan Fresh Selections American Potato Salad is packaged in square 16 oz. plastic retail containers with a UPC Code Number 0 11213 90320 0 and a USE BY DATE of 09/06/13/04.

There have been no illnesses reported in connection with this product.

For more information go to www.FDA.gov.

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