The FDA announced on its website that Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. recalls Trader Joe’s Egg Salad, 6 oz, and Trader Joe’s Old Fashioned Potato Salad, 20 oz because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is a result of the recall by Almark Foods of Gainesville, GA the supplier of certain lots of Broken Egg Whites products in 20 Lbs pails which may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and its association with a Listeria monocytogenes foodborne illness investigation. Products were distributed to Trader Joe’s retail stores in Alabama, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, and Wisconsin. To date, there have been no confirmed illnesses. @ https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/bakkavor-foods-usa-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-trader-joes-egg-salad-and-potato-salad-because
Ripple effect: Bakkavor Foods recalls Trader Joe’s Egg and Potato Salad due to eggs contaminated with Listeria
Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Egg Salad, 6 oz and Trader Joe’s Old Fashioned Potato Salad, 20 oz with “USE BY” date codes up through and including 12/27/19 because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.