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Prepared Foods Sold at Target Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination


The Rhode Island Department of Health advised consumers that they should not eat certain foods from the Market Pantry and Archer Farms Deli Salad lines sold at Target stores. These products are being voluntarily recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

 

These products include Archer Farms Four Bean Salad, Market Pantry American Potato Salad, Market Pantry Chicken Salad, Market Pantry Cole Slaw, Market Pantry Egg Salad, Market Pantry Macaroni Salad, Market Pantry Mustard Potato Salad, Market Pantry Reduced Fat Mustard Potato Salad, Market Pantry Tuna Salad, Market Pantry Italian Pasta Salad, and Layered Taco Dip.

 

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

 

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