Cool Creations, LLC of North Kansas City, Missouri is recalling specific packages of products containing onions (see product list below), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Product was distributed to retailers across Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. The affected product can be identified by the lot code 12201 – 12208 which were distributed July 19 – July 26, 2012. Products are branded as either Cool Creations, LLC or Fiesta Garden Fresh Salsa.
|Product Description||Net Weight (oz)||UPC|
|Bean Dip Bowl||10 oz||815970011198|
|Bean Dip Platter||45 oz||815970010375|
|Bean Dip Bowl||20 oz||815970010368|
|Bean Dip Tray||20 oz||815970011648|
|Diced Yellow Onion||10 oz||815970011082|
|Diced Yellow Onion||5 oz||815970010153|
|Pico de Gallo||16 oz||815970011013|
|Pico de Gallo||8 oz||815970010252|
|Fajita Mix Griller||10 oz||815970011341|
|Potato & Mushroom Griller||12 oz||815970011334|
|Beef Stew Kit||32 oz||815970011150|
|Vegetable Medley Griller||20 oz||815970011259|
|Asparagus Medley Griller||10 oz||815970011440|
|Squash Medley Griller||12 oz||815970011389|
|Kabob Kit||24 oz||815970011792|
|Fiesta Salsa BEAN CORN||16 oz||829595000055|
|Fiesta Salsa GARLIC||16 oz||829595000062|
|Fiesta Salsa HOT||16 oz||829595000048|
|Fiesta Salsa MILD||16 oz||829595000017|
|Fiesta Salsa PINEAPPLE||16 oz||829595000079|
No illnesses have been reported to date.
As a precautionary measure, Gills Onions has expanded its July 18 recall to include all product processed in a facility in which Listeria monocytogenes was detected. The presence of Listeria has not been confirmed in products received by Cool Creations, LLC. Gills Onions and FDA have been conducting concurrent investigations into the possible cause of contamination that led to the company’s July 18 recall. The Gills Onions facility has been out of service since July 17, pending the outcome of the investigations and mitigation efforts.
Cool Creations, LLC is fully cooperating with the FDA in accordance with the recall issued by Gills Onions to remove product from commerce. No illnesses have been linked to this recall. Consumers should dispose of the product immediately. Consumers with questions can contact Cool Creations, LLC at 1-816-421-1116 M-F 7am-3pm CST.