Kroger has posted a recall on its website for Allison’s Gourmet Fresh Taboli Salad for possible Salmonella contamination. This recall affects Dillons stores. There is no word about whether or not any Salmonella food poisoning illnesses are linked to the consumption of this recalled product. The company also did not say which ingredient in the salad may be contaminated and is responsible for the recall.
We do know that cucumbers that were sold at Kroger and Dillons stores in several states around the country have been recalled for Salmonella contamination. Safeway and Carrs stores in Alaska have recalled deli products made with the recalled cucumbers for possible Salmonella contamination.
The recalled food, Allison’s Gourmet Fresh Taboli Salad, is a bulk deli product. The PLU number is 2080, **270.
Dillons is a supermarket chain based in Kansas and is a division of the Kroger Company. Other stores under the Dillion division include Gerbes in Missouri and Baker’s in Omaha, Nebraska. The chain has stores throughout Kansas.
If you purchased this recalled salad, do not eat it. Discard in a double bagged or sealed container or return it to the place of purchase for a refund. Then wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water, and clean out your refrigerator as well.
The symptoms of a Salmonella infection include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea that may be bloody, fever, chills, headache, and muscle pain. People usually get sick six to seventy-two hours after they eat food contaminated with this bacteria. If you ate this salad and have experienced these symptoms, see your doctor.
There is a large and deadly Salmonella outbreak ongoing in the United States, with at least 418 people sick in 31 states. The states that sold recalled cucumbers that are linked to this outbreak include Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah. They may also have been sold in other states. No distribution list of stores that sold the recalled cucumbers has been released by the government or by the distributor.