Fred Meyer Stores recalls Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread that may contain undeclared nonfat dry milk

Fred Meyer Stores recalls Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread that may contain undeclared nonfat dry milk

 

Portland, Oregon, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fred Meyer Stores has recalled the 16 oz  Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread sold in its retail stores because the product may contain nonfat dry milk not listed on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

There have been no reports of illness to date.

The recalled product is packaged in plastic bread bags and was sold in Fred Meyer stores located in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Fred Meyer has removed this item from its stores and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Fred Meyer is recalling the following items:

Product UPC Codes Size
FRED MEYER 100% WHOLE WHEAT BREAD 11110-10294 Julian Dates: 013 THRU 036 16 OZ

The issue was discovered at the manufacturing facility.

Customers allergic to milk who have purchased the above product should not consume it and should return it to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. EST.

Consumers Contact:

1-800-KROGERS

Media Contact:

Zach Stratton
1-971-258-1193

Source: FDA

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Fred Meyer Stores recalls Bakery Fresh Goodness Carrot Cupcakes that may contain undeclared milk and soy

Fred Meyer Stores recalls Bakery Fresh Goodness Carrot Cupcakes that may contain undeclared milk and soy

 

Portland, Oregon, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fred Meyer Stores has recalled Bakery Fresh Goodness Carrot Cupcakes sold in its retail stores because the product may contain milk and soy not listed on the label.

People who are allergic to milk or soy could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to those two allergens, there is no safety issue with the product.

Fred Meyer stores located in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are included.

Fred Meyer has removed this item from its store bakery departments and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Fred Meyer is recalling the following items:

Product UPC Codes Size
Bakery Fresh Goodness
Carrot Cupcakes
41573-27731 Sell By 1/30/17
OR BEFORE
6 ct.
Bakery Fresh Goodness
Carrot Cupcakes
41573-27732 Sell By 1/30/17
OR BEFORE
12 ct.
Bakery Fresh Goodness
Carrot Cupcakes
41573-27733 Sell By 1/30/17
OR BEFORE
25 ct.

Customers allergic to milk or soy who have purchased the above product should not consume it and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS.

Every day, the Kroger Family of Companies makes a difference in the lives of eight and a half million customers and 431,000 associates who shop or serve in 2,778 retail food stores under a variety of local banner namesdisclaimer icon in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,230 pharmacies, 785 convenience stores, 323 fine jewelry stores, 1,400 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.

Consumers Contact:
Kroger
1-800-KROGERS

Media Contact:
Zach Stratton
+1-971-258-1193

Melinda Merrill
+1-503-708-8890

Source: FDA

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Jeff Burt to succeed Lynn Gust as President of Fred Meyer Stores

CINCINNATI, 2016-01-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today the retirement of Fred Meyer President Lynn Gust, and the promotion of Jeff Burt to succeed him. Mr. Burt currently serves as president of Kroger’s Central division.

Fred Meyer Stores, based in Portland, Ore., offers one-stop shopping at 132 multi-department stores in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Lynn Gust to Retire After 45 Years of Service

Lynn Gust will retire from the company after 45 years of service, effective January 31.

“Throughout his distinguished career, Lynn as always led by empowering, encouraging and supporting others,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s chairman and CEO. “Lynn is widely respected throughout our company and industry for his passion for people, the food business, and the communities we serve. The entire Kroger family wishes Lynn and his family all the best in retirement.”

Mr. Gust started his career with Kroger in 1970 as a parcel clerk at Fred Meyer’s Fourth Plain store in Vancouver, Wash. In 1972, he entered Fred Meyer’s food management program and advanced to serve in a variety of leadership roles in the division, including food department manager, training coordinator, grocery buyer and director of grocery sales & merchandising. He also attended the Cornell Food Executive Program in 1994. After serving as group vice president for the food group, he was named senior vice president of the store operations group in 2003. Mr. Gust was named executive vice president of corporate merchandising and advertising in 2006, followed by vice president of operations in 2011. He was promoted to president of Fred Meyer in 2012.

Under his leadership, Fred Meyer reached $10 billion in annual sales for the first time. Also under his leadership, Fred Meyer was recognized twice as one of Oregon’s “Best Places to Work” by thePortland Business Journal, and twice as one of Oregon’s “Healthiest Places to Work” by The Oregonian.

Following his retirement, Mr. Gust and his wife, Julie, will continue to be active in many community organizations in Portland and beyond, including serving on the Board of Trustees for Randall Children’s Hospital.

Jeff Burt Promoted to President of Fred Meyer Stores

Kroger promoted Jeff Burt to serve as president of the company’s Fred Meyer division.

Mr. Burt is currently president of Kroger’s Central Division, which operates food stores primarily in Indiana and Illinois. His successor will be named at a later date.

“Jeff is a strong, dynamic leader who brings out the best in our associates,” said Mr. McMullen. “His enthusiasm for serving our customers combined with both broad and deep experience in our business – including in the Pacific Northwest – will serve our Fred Meyer team well. We are grateful he agreed to take on this important role.”

Mr. Burt began his career with Kroger in 1986 as a management trainee. He has held a variety of leadership positions with the company in Cincinnati, Florida, Indianapolis and Seattle, including store manager, produce merchandiser and vice president of merchandising and operations. In 2004, he was named corporate vice president of deli/bakery merchandising and procurement, before being promoted to group vice president of perishables merchandising and procurement in 2010. He has served as president of Kroger’s Central division since 2013.

Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 422,000 associates who serve customers in 2,774 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 35 states and the District of Columbia under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, Mariano’s, Pick ‘n Save, QFC, Ralphs and Smith’s. The company also operates 786 convenience stores, 326 fine jewelry stores, 1,360 supermarket fuel centers and 37 food processing plants in the U.S.  Recognized by Forbes as the most generous company in America, Kroger supports hunger relief, breast cancer awareness, the military and their families, and more than 30,000 schools and community organizations. Kroger contributes food and funds equal to 200 million meals a year through more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber’s Million Dollar Club.

Media Contacts
Kroger Family of Stores Media Contacts
The Kroger Co. – General Office

Keith Dailey
Director, Media Relations/Corporate Communications
Office: 513-762-1304
Cell: 513-257-4955
Email: keith.dailey@kroger.com

SOURCE The Kroger Co.