Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Seafood in Certain Salad Products

Mrs.Gerry's Inc.

Silver Spring, Maryland—(ENEWSPF)—March 29, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen Inc. of Albert Lea, MN is issuing a voluntary recall of certain salads as they may contain undeclared traces of imitation crab meat. People who have allergies to fish or shell fish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this problem.

The recall involves the following items:

Product Size Used By
Mrs. Gerry’s Homestyle Egg Salad 5 LB 4/13/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Egg Salad 5 LB 4/13/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Deviled Egg Potato Salad All sizes 4/23/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Original Potato Salad All sizes 4/23/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Gourmet Potato Salad 12 LB 4/13/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Deli Fresh Potato Salad All sizes 4/26/18
Mrs. Gerry’s Old-Fashioned Potato Salad All sizes 4/13/18
Open Acres American Salad All sizes 4/26/18
Open Acres Chunky Potato Salad w/Egg All sizes 4/13/18
Festival Potato Salad All sizes 4/8/18
Knowlan’s Homestyle Potato Salad 12 LB 4/13/18
Market Fresh Potato Salad 12 LB 4/13/18

The recalled salad was shipped to retail and food service distributers in IL, IA, KS, MI, MN, MT, NE, ND, SD, UT, and WI.

Customers or consumers who have purchased any of these items are urged to discard the products or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Customer Service at Mrs. Gerry’s Kitchen, Inc. at 1-800-642-9662.