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Dierbergs Markets Recalls Egg-containing Products Because of Possible Health Risk

Last updated March 1, 2020

Approved by: Lester Fahrner, MD

Due to a recent recall by Almark, an ingredient supplier, and out of an abundance of caution for safety of our customers St. Louis based Dierbergs Markets is recalling various products in all 25 retail stores. The hardboiled egg products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Almark’s product is associated with an outbreak of Listeriosis illness consisting of 7 known illnesses in 5 states. No illnesses are linked to Dierberg products to date, but the epidemiological investigation is ongoing. The products are being recalled as a precautionary measure given the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority.


Company Announcement Date: December 24, 2019

FDA Publish Date: December 24, 2019

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Prepared Food

Reason for Announcement: Product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Company Name: Dierbergs Markets

Brand Name: Dierbergs Kitchen

Product Description: Salads and Remoulade

Due to a recent recall by Almark, an ingredient supplier, and out of an abundance of caution for safety of our customers St. Louis based Dierbergs Markets is recalling various products in all 25 retail stores. The hardboiled egg products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Almark’s product is associated with an outbreak of Listeriosis illness consisting of 7 known illnesses in 5 states. No illnesses are linked to Dierberg products to date, but the epidemiological investigation is ongoing. The products are being recalled as a precautionary measure given the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority.

All of the implicated products have been removed from store shelves. Product was distributed to all Dierbergs Markets retail locations in eastern and central Missouri and western Illinois.

Listeria monocytogenes is 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.

The following products are included in this recall:

Dierbergs Markets is working closely with the Food & Drug Administration. No other Dierbergs Branded products are affected by this recall.

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First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020