Papa John’s Salads and Produce of Tolleson, AZ, is recalling approximately 373 pounds of ready-to-eat salads with chicken because they may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased this product should not eat it.
The Signature Café Citrus Kale Salad with Chicken items were produced from May 10 through May 17, 2016 and sold to retail locations in Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming.
The recalled products, which have the establishment number “P-40280” inside the USDA mark of inspection, are 7.5-oz. plastic packages of “Signature Café Citrus Kale Salad with Chicken – Dress with Lemon, Salt and Pepper” with “Use By” dates of May 17 through May 24, 2016 and UPC code of 2113008148.
The problem was discovered on May 19, 2016, when the Papa John’s was notified by SunOpta that its sunflower kernel products used in Papa John’s Salads and Produce products were involved in a recall due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
If you purchased these products, do not eat them. Throw them away in a sealed container or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Then clean your refrigerator with a mild bleach solution to kill any remaining bacteria. Listeria bacteria can grow at refrigerator temperatures.