Wegmans Octopus Salad Recalled

Posted on December 31, 2015 by


Uoriki Fresh, Inc. (UF) of Secaucus, NJ is recalling its “Octopus Salad”, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (LA1).

The Octopus Salad was distributed to one Wegmans Food Market store in Manalapan, NJ, where it was packaged in an 8 oz. plastic tray or sold by the pound in the seafood department with the label Wegmans Fresh Octopus Salad. Recalled product was sold from December 18 – 24, 2015 and labeled with best before dates ranging from December 21 – 24.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this incident.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by UF, which revealed the presence of LM in Wegmans Octopus Salad sold in 8oz plastic trays or sold by the pound.

The production of the product has been suspended while FDA and Uoriki Fresh, Inc. continue to investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased Wegmans Octopus Salad that was sold from December 18-24 and labeled with best before dates ranging from December 21-24 are urged to return product to store or discard product.

Consumers with questions may call Wegmans Consumer Affairs at 1-855-934-3663, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m EST.

Product Photos

  • Wegmans Octopus Salad, Net Wt. 8 oz.
  • <img class="img-responsive" title="Wegmans Octopus Salad, Net Wt. 8 oz. 2nd label" src="http://www.fda.gov/ucm/groups/fdagov-public/documents/image/ucm479174.jpg&quot; alt="Wegmans Octopus Salad, Net Wt. 8 oz. 2nd label" data-src="/ucm/groups/fdagov-public/documents/image/ucm479174.jpg"

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