The following recall has been announced:
_About 529 pounds of Kroger-brand smoked salmon dip manufactured by House of Thaller Inc. of Knoxville, Tenn., because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. No illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.
The product, which was sold in the Kroger Seafood Department, was distributed to 17 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. The Smoked Salmon Dip was packed in a clear plastic 7.5-ounce rectangular container and is marked with "Use By" dates of 04NOV2007A LN3 and 04NOV2007B LN3.
The company has also chosen to include the following products, also in the clear plastic 7.5-ounce container: Cajun Salmon Dip, 287 pounds, Use By 04NOV2007A LN3 and 04NOV2007B LN3; Southern Crab Dip, 945 pounds, Use By 04NOV2007A LN3 and 04NOV2007B LN3; and Sundried Tomato Crab, 516 pounds, Use By 24OCT2007A LN3.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For questions, contact the House of Thaller at 1-800-462-3365.