The Earth Fare in Akron, Ohio has recalled their Earth Fare Spicy Bean Burger due to possible salmonella contamination. My family enjoys shopping Earth Fare in Fairlawn, Ohio and have even purchased their veggie burgers. Earth Fare has pulled the product from their shelves and are offering refunds.
Only the frozen Earth Fare Spicy Bean Burger with UPC code 8-78602-00518 and lot codes #05311 aand #06711 are being recalled because of a potential Salmonella contamination. This product was only sold at the Earth Fare Akron, Ohio (Fairlawn, Ohio) location.
There have been no reports of sickness from consumers, the recall is based on a routine sampling program conducted by the Food and Drug Administration. This sampling showed bacteria in the finished product. Earth Fare has removed all affected lot codes from all store shelves as FDA and the company continue their investigation as to the cause of the problem.
What is Salmonella?
Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and even fatal infections, especially in young kids, frail or elderly people, and people with weakened immune systems. A typical person that is infected with Salmonella will experience fever, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In extreme cases, Salmonella infection can get into the bloodstream and produce more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e. infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Get more info on Salmonella from Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Earth Fare Spicy Bean Burger Recall Details
TheEarth Fare Spicy Bean Burger was sold in 10-ounce boxes with lot code: #05311 and #06711 and displays the following UPC code: * 8-78602-00518 Earth Fare Natural Spicy Bean Burger
If you have this product at home, do not eat it. Return it to Earth Fare in Akron, Ohio for a full refund. If you have any questions about the Earth Fare Akron Ohio Recall, call Earth Fare at 828-281-4800 x. 180, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.