Recall Expanded on Products Packaged in Knoxville

Knoxville (WVLT) - Kroger has expanded a dip recall after inspectors found a deadly bacteria in some products packaged in Knoxville.

Inspectors in Loganville, Georgia found the listeria bacteria in a 7.5 ounce package of Kroger Smoked Salmon Dip on October 22nd.

The product is packaged by House of Thaller in Knoxville.

The recall includes Kroger Smoked Salmon Dip with a code date of "Use By 04 Nov. 2007 A LN3."

It also now includes three other dips being recalled as a precaution.

They are Cajun Smoked Salmon Dip with a "Use By Date" of November 4th, Southern Style Crab Drip also with a "Use By Date" of November 4th, and Sun Dried Tomato Crab Dip with a "Use By Date" of October 24.

If you have any of these dips, you can return it to any Kroger Store for a full refund.

Right now, there are no known illnesses from the contamination.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Listeria is found in soil and water and also in some raw foods.

Each year, they say the bacteria makes 2,500 Americans sick and 500 of them die.

But, the CDC says healthy adults and kids who get infected usually don't get seriously ill.


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