Salmonella concerns prompt recall of salad mixes


A California company has announced a recall of numerous salad mixes, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Taylor Farms Retail Inc. initiated the precautionary recall of 3,265 cases of various salad blends that could be contaminated with salmonella.

The action follows a random test conducted on a finished package of spinach by Washington state's Department of Agriculture.

The bagged salad products subject to the recall include The "Fresh Selections" mixes such as: Hearts of Romaine, Leafy Romaine, Field of Greens, Romaine Blend, Spring Mix. "Marketside" mix recalls includes: Fresh Spinach, Caesar Salad Kit, Asian Salad Kit, Premium Romaine, Southwest Salad Kit, Premium Romaine Family and Taylor Farms Field Greens.

The salads come in various bag sizes and October "sell by" dates. They were distributed in a number of states including Washington and Oregon. No illnesses have been attributed to the recalled items.

Customers who have purchased these products are urged not to eat the salad mixes and should dispose of them. For more information contact Taylor Farms. at 877-323-7374. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of this product should contact a health care provider.


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