Salmon dip recalled after Georgia inspectors find bacteria - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Salmon dip recalled after Georgia inspectors find bacteria

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia inspectors have found a deadly bacteria in a package of Kroger Smoked Salmon Dip -- prompting a produce recall. No one has been reported ill from the contamination found in the 7.5-ounce package of Kroger Smoked Salmon Dip.

The product was distributed to most Kroger stores in Georgia, Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The product is packaged by House of Thaller of Knoxville, Tennessee. A Kroger spokeswoman says the company issued the recall.

A House of Thaller official did not immediately return a telephone call. The contamination was found in a package that inspectors collected in Loganville on October 22nd.

The package was marked "Use By 04 Nov. 2007A LN3." The package contained Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause the disease listeriosis.

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