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TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: January 26, 2010
RE: UPDATED FOOD RECALL ADVISORY: Recall of Parkers Farm, Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minnesota Food Products Due to Potential Contamination with Listeria monocytogenes
Updated Food Recall Advisory
UPDATED Food Recall Advisory January 26, 2010: The State of Connecticut. Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section announced that Parkers Farm, Inc. Of Coon Rapids, Minnesota is recalling products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.  No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recalled products were distributed nationwide in the following retail stores: Hy-Vee, Cub, Rainbow, Byerlys Lunds, Target, Whole Foods, Jewel, Dominicks, Marsh, Price Chopper, Shop Rite, Nash Finch, Sam’s Club, Costco, Safeway.

For further updated information, please view the below PDF (**Please Note – The previous “updated food recall advisory” regarding Parkers Farm, Inc. dated 1/19/2010 did not contain the most recent updated information from the CT. Dept. of Public Health.  The most recent information, dated 1/19/2010, is contained in the web link provided below.):

Please ensure those responsible for food shopping and preparation are aware of this food recall advisory.  Also review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present. If the identified products are present, address appropriately.