RI Firm Recalls Possibly Tainted Olives, Bean Soup
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — United Natural Foods Inc. is recalling some stuffed olives and bean soup that may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, which can cause botulism — a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. No illness has been reported.
The firm on Wednesday recalled FoodMatch Inc. Divina Olives stuffed with feta cheese sold in 4-ounce cups with a ‘best by’ date of Jan 11, 2012, and UPC 63172352780 distributed to Safeway Inc. stores in South Dakota, Colorado and Wyoming.
It is also recalling olives stuffed with blue cheese and UPC 63172352790 distributed through Carrs, Safeway, Pavilion and Vons stores in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, South Dakota, Colorado and Wyoming.
The Providence, R.I.-based distributor is also recalling Tabatchnic Yankee Bean Soup sold in 15-ounce cups with a “best by” date of April 5, 2014 and UPC 07126229491 sold in California.