The FDA has just issued a recall for all Trader Joe’s ready-to-eat sushi products, including salads and spring rolls, shipped to North Carolina due to a Listeria Contamination.
The recall notes that, “Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.”
The recalled items include ‘Okami’ and ‘Trader Joe’s’ brands. They were made by Fuji Food Products and sold at was sold at 7 Eleven, Walgreens, Food Lion, Hannaford, Trader Joe’s, Giant Eagle Supermarkets, Porkys, Bozzutos, Supreme Lobster and Superior Foods stores.
The products were shipped to a total of 32 states, including; Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
“As responsible processors of safe, fresh food for nearly 30 years, we are addressing this problem vigorously and we apologize to those who are affected by it,”” said Fuji Food Products CEO Farrell Hirsch said in a statement. “We will restart operation only after we have eliminated the cause and the FDA certifies that our facility is once again free of possible contamination.”
Following is a complete list of affected products and their sell-by dates.
|UPC Code||Product Description||Range of Sell-By Dates|
|7-32869-28101-5||Okami 8pc California Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28102-2||Okami 8pc Spicy California Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28103-9||Okami 8pc Supreme California Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28104-6||Okami 8pc Spicy Supreme California Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28105-3||Okami 8pc Classic California Roll with SO||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28111-4||Okami 8pc Supreme Combo||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28112-1||Okami 8pc Supreme Sampler||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28122-0||Okami 8pc Brown Rice Classic California Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28200-5||Okami 25pcs Sushi Platter||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28201-2||Okami 6pcs Sushi Platter||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28262-3||Okami 8pc Seafood Combo||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28114-5||Okami Tempura Shrimp Roll 6pc||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|7-32869-28113-8||Okami 8pc Salmon Philly Roll||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|603751||Trader Joes Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl||11/20/2019-12/04/2019|
|614719||Trader Joes Banh Mi Style Salad||11/19/2019- 12/03/2019|
|908795||Trader Joes Shrimp Spring Rolls 7oz||11/18/2019- 12/02/2019|
|921510||Trader Joes Tofu Spring Rolls 7 oz||11/18/2019- 12/02/2019|
|646574||Trader Joes Queso Fundido 16oz||12/10/2019-12/24/2019|
|348966||Trader Joes 8pcs Spicy Cal Roll 8oz||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|348997||Trader Joes 8pcs California Roll 8oz||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|513289||Trader Joes 8pc Tempura Shrimp Crunch Rolls 8.5oz||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
|603775||Trader Joes 8pcs Smoked Salmon Philly Roll||11/20/2019-12/04/2019|
|909822||Trader Joes 8pcs Brown Rice California Roll 8oz||11/22/2019- 12/06/2019|
Consumers who have purchased any of the above products should dispose of the product in an appropriate waste container.