Food Lion today issued a recall of five products because they may include celery, which could potentially contain E. coli. The products include:
Food Lion Large Vegetable Tray with Dip
Food Lion Small Vegetable Tray with Dip
Food Lion Carrot/Celery Sticks (fresh cut carrots and celery in water)
Stuffing Mix (pre-cut fresh celery and onions for stuffing mix)
Food Lion Stew Mix (pre-cut fresh vegetables, including celery, for stew mix)
All products have a sell by date of Dec. 3 through Dec. 6. The products are being recalled out of an abundance of caution and have been removed from store shelves. The products were shipped to about 500 Food Lion stores in eight states. A list of affected stores can be found in attached pdf file or at www.foodlion.com/newsroom
Customers are advised not to eat these products and return them to any Food Lion store for a full refund. No illnesses have been reported associated with these products at this time. The recall was initiated because Food Lion was notified by its supplier, TGD Cuts, LLC, these items include celery, which may have the presence of E. coli.