Revolution Farms recalls pre-packaged salads because of positive Listeria test

Revolution Farms recalls pre-packaged salads because of positive Listeria test
recalled Revolution Farms bagged salads
To view photos of all recalled salads use link in story below or visit https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/revolution-farms-announces-voluntary-recall-lettuce-because-possible-health-risk

Revolution Farms of Caledonia, MI, has just announced a recall of 15 kinds of its packaged salads that were made in April because of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled salad mixes were packed between March 3 and March 11. Some have best-by dates as late as March 28.

“The recall was initiated when the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) received a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test of a single package of ‘Revolution Farms Green Sweet Crisp – 5oz Retail’ with Best By date of April 2, 2023,” according to the company’s recall notice provided to the Food and Drug Administration.

No illnesses had been confirmed as of the posting of the recall notice on April 5.

The recalled products were sold in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. Stores receiving the recalled salad mixes included SpartanNash stores, Meijer stores, Bridge St. Market, Kingma’s Market, Fresh Thyme Market Grand Rapids, Fresh Thyme Market Kalamazoo, Horrocks Market Grand Rapids, Doorganics, Cherry Capital Foods, Gordon Food Service, Van Eerden Foodservice, Vine Line Produce, Luna restaurant, Russ’ Commissary, and Pearson Foods Corporation.

All recalled products were distributed under the Revolution Farms brand name. Consumers can use the following information to determine whether they have the recalled products.

Product Packaging Product Code UPC Code
Great Lakes Gourmet 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008028
Green Sweet Crisp 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008141
Michigan Spring Mix 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008004
Robust Romaine 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008035
Romaine Lettuce Boats 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008196
Sweet Crisp Deli Leaf 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008189
Whole Leaf Romaine 5oz Retail Plastic tray, lidding film Best By 3/28/23 – 4/5/23 856791008202
Sesame Ginger Crunch 6 oz Salad Kit Plastic tray, label Sell By 3/23/23 856791008233
Traverse City Cherry 6 oz Salad Kit Plastic tray, label Sell By 3/23/23 856791008226
Zesty Southwest 6 oz Salad Kit Plastic tray, label Sell By 3/23/23 856791008240
Farmer’s Mix 3lb Bulk Clear poly bag Packaged On 3/3/23 – 3/11/23 856791008134
Great Lakes Gourmet 3lb Bulk Clear poly bag Packaged On 3/3/23 – 3/11/23 856791008066
Green Sweet Crisp 3lb Bulk Clear poly bag Packaged On 3/3/23 – 3/11/23 856791008172
Michigan Spring Mix 3lb Bulk Clear poly bag Packaged On 3/3/23 – 3/11/23 856791008042
Robust Romaine 3lb Bulk Clear poly bag Packaged On 3/3/23 – 3/11/23 856791008127

The 5-ounce retail packages are clear, plastic trays sealed with printed lidding film and have a Best By date stamped on the bottom of the tub. The 6-ounce salad kits are clear plastic tubs with a wrap label and have a Sell By date stamped on the side of the container. The 3-pound bulk packages are clear, plastic bags with a Packaged On date stamped on their case labels. Pictures to assist customers in identifying the recalled products can be found here.

Revolution Farms is cooperating with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on this ongoing investigation.

Affected retailers have been instructed to remove all recalled products from store shelves. 

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products should discard them or return them to their place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions are encouraged to call Trent Hartwig, president, at 616-893-1748 or email info@revolutionfarms.com with the subject line “Recall.”

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