Sam’s Club, Walmart and some Kroger stores are recalling Taylor Farms organic baby spinach products sold under a a variety of names due to possible contamination with E.coli. The brand names under recall include Central Market Organics, Full Circle Organic, Marketside Organic, Simple Truth Organic and Taylor Farms Organic.
Recalled Simple Truth Organic baby spinach was sold at stores owned by the Kroger company. They include King Soopers, City Market, Fry’s, Fred Meyer, Ralphs, Food4Less, FoodsCo, QFC and Smith’s in Texas and Louisiana. At this time, illnesses have not been reported in association with the recalled products. But consumers who have purchased any of them should not eat them as E.coli can cause serious illness. Symptoms of an E.coli infection include abdominal cramping anad diarrhea that is often watery or bloody. Consumers who have already eaten the spinach and develop these symptoms should see a doctor.
The recalled products are as follows: Central Market Organics baby spinach was sold in 16 oz. trays with the UPC number 0-41220-18534-4 and a best by date of 2/24/2013. This spinach was sold in retail stores in Texas.
Full Circle Organic baby spinach sold in 16 oz trays with the UPC number 0-36800-28875-1 with a a best by date of 2/24/20013 was sold n California. Full Circle Organic baby organic spinach sold in 5 oz trays with the UPC number -81131-32898-2 and a best by date of 2/24/2013 was sold in Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Simple Truth Organic baby spinach under recall was sold in 5 oz trays with the UPC number 0-11110-91128-5 and a best by date of 2/24/2013. It was sold in 14 states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
The Taylor Farms Organic baby spinach under recall was sold in 16 oz trays with the UPC number 0-30223-04780-3 and a best by date of 2/24/2013. It was sold in the following states:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL,GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, IL, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MN, MS, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, NJ, NY, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI and WY.