APPA Fine Foods of Corona, Calif. is recalling approximately 92,657 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kit products due to concerns about possible Listeria contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The salad kits were shipped nationwide to Sam's Clubs for sale in its in-store cafés.
The following products are subject to recall:
11oz. clear plastic containers and 6.5-lb. boxes labeled, “APPA Fine Foods/Sam’s Club Daily Chef CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD KIT” with case codes 141851, 141922, 141951, 141991, 142021, 142201 or 142131 with use by dates of 8/14/14, 8/21/14, 8/27/14, 9/1/14, 9/3/14 or 9/17/14.
The kits were produced on July 4, July 11, July 14, July 18, July 21, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8, 2014.
Box labels bear the establishment number “P-21030” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
Federal regulators and the company have received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers and media with questions regarding the recall can contact Thom Rindt, of APPA Fine Foods, at 951-547-8111.
Consumers with food safety questions can contact "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative, available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov.
The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline, 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854), is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.