Friday, December 14, 2012

Salad Recall by Taylor Farms Inc.

Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. of Salinas has recalled of 110 cases of Taylor Farms Hearts of Romaine 10 oz. bags with an expiration date of 12-13-12. A single random finished package test by the FDA tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, prompting the recall. The company is cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regarding this recall.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (FDA)

Items recalled include UPC Number Package Code Best By State Taylor Farms Hearts of Romaine,10 oz. bag 0 30223 04032 3 TFRS332A09 12-13-12 CA, FL.  Customers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume the product and should dispose of it.

For further information regarding this recall, call Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. at 866-508-7048 Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm PST.

Photo Courtesy: FDA