Consumer Recall: Select Salad Mixes Sold on the East Coast

State Garden, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall Of Certain Salad Mixes Due To Possible Health Risk

State Garden, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of all Salad products produced in their plant on January 4, 2011 which correspond to trace back codes 45693 and 45703 due to a risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy persons may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headaches, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infections can cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.

Salad Products and Blends under this recall were distributed to retail stores on the East Coast under various sizes and packaged under the brand names: Gold Quality, Hannaford, Natures Place, Natures Promise, Roche Bros, Northeast Fresh, Noreast Fresh, Olivia’s Organics, Signature, Wegmans.

Click here to see the full list for the specific salad product, size, package type and UPC codes on the FDA‘s website

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