King Soopers, City Market parent company expands frozen food recall

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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. , which operates King Soopers and City Market grocery stores in Colorado, has recalled its Simple Truth Organic Mixed Vegetables as part of an expanded recall for frozen foods that might be contaminated with listeria.

The recall is for the 10 ounce bag with the UPC code 0001111036738 and sell by dates of December 2016 and January 2017.

Kroger has removed the frozen vegetables from store shelves. Customers who have the vegetables can return it to the store for a full refund or replacement.

No customer illnesses have been reported.

Earlier this month, CRF Frozen Foods announced it was expanding a voluntary recall of frozen organic and nonorganic fruits and vegetables processed at its Pasco, Wash., facility since May 1, 2014 because of possible health risks.

All of the affected products have the best by dates or sell by dates between April 26, 2016 and April 26, 2018. These include about 358 consumer products sold under 42 brands.

Products include organic and nonorganic broccoli, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, corn, edamame, green beans, Italian beans, kale, leeks, lima beans, onions, peas, pepper strips, potatoes, potato medley, root medley, spinach, sweet potatoes, various vegetable medleys, blends and stir fry packages, blueberries, cherries, cranberries, peaches, raspberries and strawberries.


The list of brand names include Live Smart, Organic by Nature, O Organics, Pantry Essentials, Safeway Kitchen, Trader Joe’s and others, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said.