Kroger Recalls Spinach in 15 States

National supermarket chain Kroger (NYSE: KR  ) is recalling certain spinach shipments from stores in 15 different states, as worries abound that some packages of the leafy vegetable may be contaminated with listeria bacteria, the company said in a press release. Kroger has already removed all suspect units from its shelves and is requesting customers who’ve already purchased the product to return it for a refund or replacement.

Listeria most severely affects pregnant women, babies, the elderly, and those with weak immune systems, and it can be deadly if ingested and left untreated.

The recall includes 10-ounce packages of Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach, UPC code 0001111091649, with a “best if used by” date of Sept. 16, the company said.

Stores in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia were all involved in recalls, according to the company.

Fool contributor John Divine owns no shares in any company mentioned above. You can follow him on Twitter @divinebizkid and on Motley Fool CAPS @TMFDivine.

The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (2)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2023403, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 10/25/2014 8:03:25 AM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement