The Rhode Island Department of Health is warning consumers to avoid certain foods from Market Pantry and Archer Farms Deli Salad lines. The products are sold at Target stores. They may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The products include Archer Farms Four Bean Salad, Market Pantry potato salad, chicken salad, cole slaw, egg salad, macaroni salad, mustard potato salad, tuna salad, Italian pasta salad, and Layered Taco dip. There are several date codes for each item. You can see the list of items, along with the size sand Target item number at the FDA web site.
Not all of the Target stores carried the recalled items or the specific date codes of some of the recalled products. For questions, you can call Garden Fresh Foods, which manufactured the products; their number is 1-800-645-3367. You can also call Target Guest relations for in-store purchases at 1-800-440-0680 and Target.com Guest Services for online purchases at 1-800-591-3869.
There have not been any illnesses reported in connection with the consumption of these products. If you have experienced symptoms of listeriosis, including high fever, severe headache, nausea, stiffness, abdominal pain, and/or diarrhea, see your health care provider.