Ken’s Foods Inc. is recalling some food service dressings and sauces that contain onions that are part of the Gills Onions recall. The onions may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Fresh Point processes the onions for Ken’s Foods; their supplier is Gills Onions.
The products recalled include these products. Ken’s Tartar Sauce in 4/1 gallon containers, with number KE0666 and MFG number 09/JUL/12. Ken’s Tartar Sauce in 100/1.5-ounce cups, with number KE0666A5 and EXP: 011313. Dickey’s BBQ Bean in 10/48-ounce pouches, with number DI2063 and USE BY date of 11MAR13. Golden Corral Tartar in 4/1 gallon containers, with number GD2517 and MFG: 17/JUL/12. Lee’s Cole Slaw in 14/40 ounce pouches, with number FQ2103 and MFG: 23JUL12. Fatz Tartar Sauce, in 4/1 gallon containers, with number FD0666 and MFG: 23/JUL/12.
These items were shipped to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. All distribution centers, private label customers, and brokers have been informed.
There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with the consumption of these products. But, Listeria monocytogenes can take up to 70 days to manifest symptoms. People may have consumed the onions and will become sick in the next two months. If you have eaten any of the recalled products and experience the symptoms of listeriosis, including flu-like symptoms, high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, contact your healthcare provider.
For questions, call Ken’s Foods Inc. Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST at 1-508-229-1100, extension 4727 or 1190. You can see all of the product labels at the FDA site.