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FoodMatch, Inc. Divina Stuffed Olives Recalled For Botulism

United Natural Foods, Inc. is recalling selected types of FoodMatch, Inc. Divina Stuffed Olives, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Botulism is a potentially fatal form of food poisoning. It can cause symptoms that include general weakness, dizziness, double-vision and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also be common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

The following products have been recalled:

  • DIVINA 4 OZ OLIVES,FETA CHEESE STUFFED UPC 63172352780
  • DIVINA 4 OZ OLIVES,BLUE CHEESE STUFFED UPC 63172352790

Divina Olives Stuffed with Feta Cheese were distributed to the stores identified below. The date codes affected states: Best Used By: 11 JAN 2012 and Best Used By: 1 FEB 2012.

SAFEWAY #0583 1606 N AVE SPEARFISH SD
SAFEWAY #1577 6520 S ACADEMY ROAD COLORADO SPRINGS CO
SAFEWAY #1615 3325 28TH STREET BOULDER CO
SAFEWAY #1644 7655 MCLAUGHLIN RD FALCON CO
SAFEWAY #2761 1165 MAIN ST LANDER WY
SAFEWAY #2792 27152 MAIN ST CONIFER CO
SAFEWAY #2910 1632 HOVER ROAD LONGMONT CO
AFEWAY #0853 7625 OLD GEORGETOWN ROAD BETHESDA MD
SAFEWAY #0942 12 WEST WASHINGTON ST MIDDLEBURG VA
SAFEWAY #1283 8646 RICHMOND HIGHWAY ALEXANDRIA VA
SAFEWAY #1606 9596 OLD KEENE MILL RD BURKE VA
SAFEWAY #1668 5510 NORBECK ROAD ROCKVILLE MD
SAFEWAY #1956 14939 SHADY GROVE ROAD ROCKVILLE MD
SAFEWAY #2650 43150 BROADLANDS PLAZA ASHBURN VA
SAFEWAY #4002 5727 BURKE CENTER BURKE VA
SAFEWAY #4205 415 14TH STREET SE WASHINGTON DC

 

Date codes Best Used By: 11 JAN 2012 and Best Used By: 1 FEB 2012 sold at other retail outlets have not been affected because the products were not exposed to a lack of refrigeration controls.

Divina Olives Stuffed with Blue Cheese were distributed to the following states: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington DC through the following retail stores: Genuardis, Carrs, Safeway, Pavilion and Vons. The following date codes were affected:

Best Used By: 11 JAN 2012, Best Used By: 15 DEC 2011, Best Used By: 30 DEC 2011, Best Used By: 1 FEB 2012

These date codes sold at other retail outlets have not been affected because the products were not exposed to a lack of refrigeration controls.

Divina Feta Cheese Stuffed Olives are packaged in plastic 4oz cup containers with a blue and yellow label.

Divina Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives are packaged in plastic 4oz cup containers with a blue label.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

These items have been recalled due to a lack of temperature control during the distribution process. UNFI inadvertently subjected the recall items to temperature ranges above those directed by the manufacturer.

Consumers who have purchased FoodMatch Inc. Divina Feta Cheese Stuffed Olives, or FoodMatch Inc. Divina Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives should not consume these products and are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Lisa Madsen of the Company at 1-401-528-8634, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.