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HEALTH Advises Consumers About Limited Reichel Foods Recall

PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers that they should not eat certain Dippin' Stix Sliced Apples & Caramel with Peanuts or Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza Lunch Kits products both manufactured by Reichel Foods, Inc. of Rochester, MN because a limited amount of the products may potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The products, which have been voluntarily recalled by Reichel Foods, Inc., were distributed to retail and convenience stores throughout the United States.

Products subject to the voluntary recall include:

-2.75-oz. single-serve trays of Dippin' Stix Apples & Caramel with Peanuts. The affected case code dates are 09/01/12, 09/02/12, and 09/03/12. The affected single-serve tray code dates are USE BY 01SEP2012, USE BY 02SEP2012, and USE BY 03SEP2012 -5.6-oz. packages of "Armour Active Packs Cheese Pizza" Package Code 1026090112 or Case Code 27815-17996

Consumers who have purchased products with these codes should throw the product away immediately or return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

Symptoms of listeriosis can include high fever, severe headache, stiffness and nausea, or abdominal pain and diarrhea. Anyone who has eaten these products and experiences these symptoms should contact their healthcare provider.

No illnesses have been reported in connection with these products at this time.

Consumers with questions about this recall or about product refunds should contact Reichel Foods at (866) 372-2609 or visit www.reichelfoods.com.

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Department or agency: Department of Health

Online: http://www.health.ri.gov

Release date: 08-07-2012

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