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Bagged Salad Recall Expanded- Listeria

Laura Hosford-Yunker5 years ago

On May 19, 2012 River Ranch Fresh Foods, LLC of Salinas, CA expanded its voluntary recall of bagged salads due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

About the Bagged Salad Recall

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the bagged salads were recalled due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The FDA recommends that consumers who have purchased these bagged salads do not consume them and return them to the store where they were purchased.

What is Listeria?

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause weakened immune systems and serious to sometimes fatal infections in young children, and elderly people. Short-term symptoms of a contamination can include: high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Listeria monocytogenes infections can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. 

Description of Bagged Salads
  • The recalled salads were distributed throughout the United States in various sizes and under the brand names: River Ranch, Farm Stand, Hy-Vee, Shurfresh, and The Farmer’s Market.
  • The “Best By” code dates for these recalled salads are 12MAY2012 – 29MAY2012.
  • This code date is located in the upper right hand corner of these products.
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