Sushi, salads sold at Trader Joe's, other chains recalled amid listeria fears

Sushi, salads sold at Trader Joe's, other chains recalled amid listeria fears

BROCKTON, Mass. — If you recently bought sushi from Trader Joe's or another store, be sure to check your fridge.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Fuji Food Products is recalling several ready-to-eat dishes, including sushi, spring rolls and salads, over possible listeria contamination, the company announced last week.

The Trader Joe's- or Okami-branded products, which come in plastic containers and bear sell-by dates of Nov. 22 to Dec. 6, were sold at Trader Joe's, 7 Eleven, Walgreens, Food Lion, Hannaford, Giant Eagle Supermarkets, Porky's, Buzzuto's, Supreme Lobster and Superior Foods, an FDA news release said. The items were distributed to or sold in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and 23 other states, as well as Washington, D.C. See the full list of affected states and products here.

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If you have any of the affected items, you should discard them, officials said.

Fuji issued the recall after inspectors alerted the company "of the potential for product contamination with Listeria monocytogenes" at its facility in Brockton, Massachusetts, the release said. The company stopped production at that location and "will restart operation only after we have eliminated the cause and the FDA certifies that our facility is once again free of possible contamination," Fuji CEO Farrell Hirsch said in a statement.

Listeria monocytogenes "can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems," as well as "miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women," the release said. Symptoms include fever, headaches, stiffness, diarrhea, abdominal pain and nausea, officials said.

So far, no illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall, the release said.

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

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