DDS: Food Recall Advisory: Reserís Fine Foods, Inc. Recalls Refrigerated Ready-to-Eat Products

TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: October 24, 2013
RE: FOOD RECALL ADVISORY:  Reserís Fine Foods, Inc. Recalls Refrigerated Ready-to-Eat Products
 
 
Food Recall Advisory
 

Food Recall Advisory: On October 23, The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health announced the Reserís Fine Foods of Beaverton, Oregon is recalling approximately 109,000 cases of refrigerated readyto-eat products because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  Information provided to the Food Protection Program to date indicates distribution of the following items to two Connecticut distributors - US Food Service and Thurston Foods.

POTATO NEW ENGLAND RESER 2/8#
POTATO HOMESTYLE RESER 1/30#
SALSA PICO DE GALLO 2/5#

The product has been sold to both retail and food service establishments.  The packages will be marked with a Use-by-Date or Best-by-Date and followed by a plant identifier code of 20.
 
See the attached PDF documents for further information.
 
 
Please ensure those responsible for food procurement and preparation are aware of this food recall advisory.  Also review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present.  If the identified products are present, address appropriately.