Kroger Issues Spinach Recall Over Listeria

By Scott Sarvay

September 19, 2012 Updated Sep 19, 2012 at 5:22 PM EDT

UNDATED (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Kroger/ Scotts has announced that the 10 oz packages of Fresh Selections Tender Spinach is being recalled in 15 states due to concerns of Listeria contamination.

Kroger affiliated stores located in Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Knoxville, Tennessee, Greater Cincinnati, including Northern Kentucky, Dayton, OH and South Eastern Indiana, Central and Northwest Ohio and N. West Virginia panhandle, Michigan, Indiana (except SW IN, -Evansville-), Illinois, Eastern Missouri, Greater Louisville (including Indiana), Lexington, and Nashville, TN, North Carolina, Virginia, Eastern WV, Eastern Kentucky, SE Ohio; Jay C, Dillons, Baker's, Gerbes, Food4Less Fremont, Food4Less and FoodsCo.

Kroger says the product may be contaminated with LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES and, if eaten, could result in severe illness to those individuals who are pregnant or have a weakened immune system.

Customers that have bags marked with "best if used by" date of September 16th, should throw the spinach away immediately or take it back to the store for a full refund.

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