Fuji Food Products, Inc. (Fuji) is recalling ready to eat sushi, salads and spring rolls sold to select retailers and distributors along the East Coast and Upper Midwest due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the Food and Drug Administration announced today.
The products were sold and/or distributed in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The problem was discovered in their Brockton Massachusetts facility by a routine inspection conducted by the FDA.
The products are packed in plastic trays with clear lids and the sell-by dates are on the labels.
Consumers who have purchased any of the following products affected by this recall should dispose of the product in an appropriate waste container.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.
Although 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.
The products were sold at 7 Eleven, Walgreens, Food Lion, Hannaford, Trader Joe’s, Giant Eagle Supermarkets, Porkys, Bozzutos, Supreme Lobster and Superior Foods under the brand names Okami & Trader Joes.
For inquiries, consumers are welcome to call the customer service line at 1-888-667-1504.