A St. Paul food distributor recalled more than 130 pounds of salad products due to undeclared allergens.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sent out a notice saying that J&J Distributing recalled ready-to-eat salad products that contain an undeclared nut allergen. Pine nuts, a tree nut, and known allergen, is not listed on the label as a ingredient.
The salad products were produced between December 21, 2019 and December 27, 2019.
According to the FSIS recall notice, the following are included:
- 14-oz. plastic sealed cartons containing “KOWALSKI’S MARKETS SICILIAN CHOPPED SALAD” with a “SELL BY” sticker placed on the carton with dates of 12/27 through 01/02 (inclusive).
- 14-oz. plastic sealed cartons containing “KOWALSKI’S MARKETS ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE COBB SALAD” with a “SELL BY” sticker placed on the carton with dates of 12/27 through 01/02 (inclusive).
Consumers who purchased these products should throw them away or return them to the store where purchased for a refund.
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