Kroger announced Wednesday they have recalled certain types of spinach in 15 states because of concerns of Listeria.
Customer should check their refrigerators for certain Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach 10-ounce packages (UPC: 0001111091649) with a "best if used by" date of Sept. 16.
This product, supplied by NewStar Fresh Foods LLC, is being recalled because the product may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Customers should return the items to stores for a full refund or a replacement.
Kroger stores in Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Michigan are under the recall.
Kroger said they have removed the affected spinach from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system.
Customers who may have purchased the affected products will receive register receipt messages and/or automated phone calls.
Kroger is asking customers to carefully check their refrigerators for the recalled product. Any opened or unopened products included in the recall should not be consumed and should be returned to Kroger.
Listeria monocytogenes, if eaten, could result in severe illness to those individuals who are pregnant or have a weakened immune system.
Customers with additional questions can contact 1-800-KROGERS or visit www.kroger.com/recall for more information.
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