Reser’s issues expanded recall of food products

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials say Reser’s Fine Foods has again expanded a recall of products available in retail stores and distributed to food services in the state.

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says the recall now includes chicken, beef and ham products produced at a salad facility in Topeka, Kan., between Oct. 10 and Oct. 25.

The DEC says the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (mon-oh-SITE’-o-jeens).

Listeria can cause fever, nausea, severe headache, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Officials say it can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and people with weak immune systems.

According to the DEC, other recalled Reser’s products include salads, salsas, spreads, dips and baked beans.

Officials say no illnesses have been reported in the state or elsewhere. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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