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Hard-Cooked Egg Recall Expands

EMSL Analytical offers scientifically and legally defensible testing services for Listeria


Wegmans Food Markets, Greencore USA, Allisonís Gourmet Kitchens, GH Foods SW, GH Foods CA, F&S Produce Co., Delhaize America, Krogerís, and Bost Distributing Co.†have all been forced to recall certain products as a result of the potential contamination of hard-cooked eggs from Minnesota-based Michael Foods.

According to Food Safety News, Wegmans is recalling certain hard-cooked eggs, as well as prepared foods that contain hard-cooked eggs. Greencore is recalling chefs salad and egg salad sandwiches.†Allisonís Gourmet Kitchens is recalling certain prepared potato, macaroni, pea, and egg salads.†GH Foods SW is recalling Cobb salads. GH Foods CA is recalling egg salad sandwiches, F&S Produce Company is recalling Cobb and spinach salads, Delhaize America is recalling potato salad; Krogerís is recalling prepared salads and sandwiches; meanwhile, Bost Distributing Co. (doing business as Harold Food Co.) is withdrawing chicken salad.

The recall has expanded after the hard-cooked eggs from Michael Foodsís Wakefield, NE facility first tested positive for†Listeria monocytogenes in late January.

So far, no illnesses have been associated with the recall.

ďIn testing for foodborne pathogens like Listeria, EMSL Analytical provides the food industry with scientifically and legally defensible data in our analytical reports,Ē states EMSLís National Food Microbiology Supervisor, Joy DellíAringa, M.S., R.M. (N.R.M.), C.F.S.P. ďOur dedicated microbiologists maintain strict adherence to our Quality Assurance/Quality Control programs and regulatory requirements.Ē

For more information on EMSLís food testing services, please contact EMSL at (800) 220-3675,†call, or email or

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of environmental, food, and materials testing services and products to professionals and the general public.†The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations, as well as state and federal regulating bodies.


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