December 12, 2017

Listeria Romaine Lettuce Recall At Taylor Farms

Taylor Farms is recalling 10 oz packages of  Hearts of Romaine lettuce  for possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenses. The compnay, based in Salinas, Cailif.,  is recalling 110 cases of the bagged salad greens distributed in Florida and California with the expiration date of  December 13, 2012. The recall has been issued because a single, finished package tested for  Listeria monocytogenes in  random sample testing conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). No other Taylor Farms products are included in this recall. No illnesses have been reported in association with this recall.  But, Listeria monocytogenes  can cause serious, sometimes fatal infections in young children, seniors and those  with weakened immune systems. Although pregnant women may only experience … [Read more...]

Fresh Express Spinach Recall Is The Sixth In 16 Months

The Fresh Express spinach recall issued last week for possible Salmonella contamination is the company's sixth recall for salad greens in the last 16 months. FIve of the last six recalls were issued on or after expiration dates and  occurred after  the company began using  "Fresh Rinse," an eco-friendly rinsing method the company introduced in May 2011 in lieu of chlorine washes. Fresh Express, based in Charlotte N.C., is a leader in the bagged salad market, producing over 40 million pounds of salad each month. Three of the last six recalls have been for possible Salmonella contamination and three have been for possible contamination with Listeria Monocytogenes. Two of the recalls were for spinach, the other four were for romaine.  No illness have been reported in connection with the … [Read more...]

Recalled Romaine Lettuce From Tanimura & Antle Was Sold At Walmart, Safeway and Pak N Save

The California Department of Public Health has published the retail distribution list for romaine lettuce being reccalled by Tanimura & Antle.  The lettuce, which was recalled August 20 for possible contamination with E.coli 0157:H7 , was distributed to Wal-Mart, Safeway, Pak N Save and The Market stores throughout California. The recalled lettuce was sold in plastic packages labeled "Tanimura & Antle Field Fresh Wrapped Single Head Romaine." The packages had the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9 and some had "Best Buy" dates of “08 19 12”.  A total of 2,095 cases of  the potentially contaminated lettuce were distributed in the US and Canada between  August 2.  and August 19.  Of those, 1,969 cases were shipped to the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, GA, KS, KY, MD, NC, NM, NV, NY, NJ, … [Read more...]

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