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July 8, 2014
In cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foster Farms is initiating a Class I recall of chicken products produced in March with “use or freeze by” dates ranging from March 21, 2014 to March 29, 2014 and very limited frozen Sunland chicken products, due to the potential presence of Salmonella Heidelberg.
Only products made in California within this specific March timeframe and with plant codes of P-6137, P-6137A and P-7632...
January 9, 2014
In cooperation with the USDA, Foster Farms has temporarily suspended operations at its Livingston, CA production facility to sanitize the plant. This incident is isolated to the Livingston, CA facility only. In the meantime, product will be distributed from other Foster Farms plants. This may cause a shortage of available product for our stores in the near future. There is no recall in effect. Product is safe to consume, if properly handled and fully cooked. This means...
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a health advisory on raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people have fallen ill. The USDA has not directly linked the outbreak of illnesses to a specific product or production period.
No product recall is in effect.
The FSIS alert states: “FSIS further reminds consumers of the critical importance of following package cooking instructions for frozen or fresh chicken products...
September 6, 2013
The FDA and Chobani, Inc. have issued a recall on Chobani Yogurts due to product bloating and swelling. Affected products are stamped with “Best by Dates” of 09/11/13 thru 10/07/13 and the lot code “16-012.”
All affected product has been removed from our shelves. If you have purchased recalled product, please return it to any of our stores for a full refund. For more information, including a complete list of recalled product, go to...
June 14, 2013
The Char-Broil Grill Company has issued a voluntary recall of their Gas Patio Bistro® 240 Full Size Grill – Model #12601558 due to a serious safety issue. Recent testing has determined that in some cases:
If the burner flame goes out unintentionally and the consumer turns the control knob to the OFF position, the electronic ignition may activate when the knob is turned past the IGNITION position. The propane that has accumulated in the grill then...
April 3, 2013
The USDA and the manufacturer of Farm Rich frozen products have issued a recall on several pizza, cheese and quesadilla products due to possible E. coli contamination.
An E.coli infection can result in dehydration, abdominal cramps, and bloody diarrhea. These symptoms can be especially serious in very young children and older adults.
Our Save Mart, S-Mart, and Lucky stores do carry one of the products – “Farm Rich Mozzarella...
A safety alert has been issued by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding small plastic-wrapped liquid laundry packets. These small packets can be mistaken for candy or another consumable. However, they contain concentrated liquid laundry detergent that can be extremely harmful if swallowed or exposed to the eye, especially for small children. Packets quickly dissolve upon contact with water, wet hands or saliva. They can also rupture, releasing content into the eyes....
Nestlé USA announced the recall of limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters (our company does not carry the 40.7 ounce size).
The voluntary recall is limited to only NESQUIK Chocolate Powder, which was distributed nationally. No other varieties of NESQUIK powder or any sizes or flavors of NESQUIK ready-to-drink are affected by this recall.
Calcium carbonate, an ingredient used in this product, may have the presence...
Aug 25, 2012
A recall has been issued in Canada due to an outbreak of salmonella traced to mangoes imported from Mexico. The salmonella bacterium can cause infections resulting in serious health consequences or death.
There have been no reports of illness related to any product in our stores. However, out of an abundance of caution, Save Mart Supermarket has removed all mangoes from its shelves.
If you have purchased mangoes from any of our stores, please return them to any Save Mart,...
August 22, 2012
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall on cantaloupes from a southwestern Indiana farm due to a multistate salmonella outbreak.
We want you to know that cantaloupe supplied to our stores comes from California growers only, and there is no evidence of any contamination.
As always, we are committed to offering only fresh, safe, high quality foods for our customers and their families. If you have any additional questions or concerns about this advisory, please...