Providing information on product recalls is of utmost importance to Smart & Final Stores. There are several avenues by which customers are notified about a product recall such as the recalling manufacturer's website, company press release, regulatory agencies and the media. Product Recalls included in our website are for those products sold in our stores and is provided to insure that our customers are informed about product issues. Information we publish originate from the recalling manufacturer. Customers are encouraged to contact the recalling company for more information or to report any adverse effects from the use of those products.
Product Recall Shelf Notice
La Terra Fina
Due to receiving a recall notice from its organic spinach supplier because of possible Listeria monocytogenes exposure, La Terra Fina is recalling the products outlined in the chart below. Following its voluntary recall of Organic Spinach Dip last Friday, La Terra Fina is expanding the recall to include these products that were manufactured on the same production equipment on the same day as the Organic Spinach Dip and are being recalled out of an abundance of caution.
Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. The recalled products were distributed to Costco stores in the Northwest, Midwest, Northeast and Southeast regions and Smart & Final stores along the West Coast only.
To-date, there have been no confirmed cases of illness in relation to these products. The FDA is aware that the company is undertaking this voluntary action, which is out of an abundance of caution for consumers’ well-being and safety.
Only products with the following "best by" dates are being recalled. The "best by" date for each product can be found on the side of the container. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to discard or return the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information consumers can call La Terra Fina at 510-404-5889 between Monday and Friday, 8:30AM - 5PM US PST.
Kraft Foods Group
Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner – due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal. The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-oz. size of the Original flavor of boxed dinner with the “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015, with the code “C2” directly below the date on each individual box. The “C2” refers to a specific production line on which the affected product was made.
The following Kraft Macaroni & Cheese products and best by dates are subject to recall at Smart & Final:
No other sizes, varieties or pasta shapes and no other packaging configurations are included in this recall. And no products with manufacturing codes other than “C2” below the code date on the individual box are included in this recall.
Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-816-9432 between 9 am and 6 pm (Eastern) for a full refund.