Contact: Lori Willis

Director of Communications



Aug. 1 2007


Lakeside Foods Recalls Schnucks Brand French Style Green Beans

Product may have been undercooked


ST. LOUIS Lakeside Foods, of Manitowoc, Wisc., today announced a voluntary recall of Schnucks Blue Lake French Style Green Beans in 14.5 oz. cans from all Schnucks and Logli stores.

No illnesses have been reported, and there have been no toxins found in cans tested to date. However, it has been determined that a specific batch of the product may have been undercooked and could potentially be contaminated with harmful organisms including the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

Schnucks and Logli stores are urging customers to check for the following:


         Schnucks Blue Lake French Style Green Beans

         UPC: 041318-02003

         Lot Code: EAA5267


Botulism can result in serious illness or death. Symptoms can occur as early as six hours or as late as 10 days after eating contaminated food. Those symptoms include double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, and muscle weakness.

Schnucks and Logli customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Mississippi and Iowa may return the specified product to their nearest Schnucks or Logli store for a full refund. No other Schnucks brand products are involved in this recall.

Consumers with questions should contact the Schnucks Consumer Affairs Department at 314-994-4400 or 800-264-4400.


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