Correction: Pimento Spread-Recall story

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Posted: Feb 10, 2017 11:57 AM

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a recall of Ruth's Salads pimento cheese spread, The Associated Press reported erroneously where some of the recalled items were made. All of the recalled spread was made in a plant in Chester, South Carolina; none of it was made in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A corrected version of the story is below:

More Ruth's Salads pimento cheese recalled in Southeast

Authorities have announced a wider recall of Ruth's Salads products after listeria was found in a batch of the spread maker's products at a South Carolina plant

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have announced a wider recall of Ruth's Salads products after listeria was found in a batch of the spread maker's products at a South Carolina plant.

The South Carolina Agriculture Department said in a news release it has revoked the company's license to make food at the Chester plant until workers can clean and disinfect the facility.

The newly recalled products include all varieties of pimento cheese and cream cheese with pineapple and pecans.

Officials say any product labeled "Packed by B&H Foods, Inc., Chester, SC" should not be eaten and should returned for a full refund.

Some pimento spread was recalled in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Tennessee last week after North Carolina agriculture officials found listeria in samples.