Kroger pulls deli roast beef from some stores
Jan 28, 2004 12:00 PM, from staff and wire reportsThe Kroger Co has announced a voluntary recall of Private Selection roast beef from some Kroger-owned supermarkets. The recall was initiated after a sample taken from a Kroger deli service counter in Atlanta by the Georgia Department of Agriculture tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
Roast beef being recalled was distributed through the deli service counters at Kroger stores in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Louisiana, and Texas. The recall also includes Dillon Stores in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma; Baker's stores in Nebraska; Gerbes Stores in Missouri; Hilander stores in Illinois; Kessel stores in Michigan; and Owen's and Pay Less stores in Indiana.
The product is being removed from store shelves immediately. Kroger has not received any customer complaints of illness related to the roast beef.
Those who purchased this product during January 2004 and who have this product in their refrigerators should return it to the store for a full refund. Customers who have questions may phone 800-632-6900 toll-free.
Private Selection Angus roast beef and Private Selection Cajun roast beef are not affected by this recall.