Calif. lettuce grower River Ranch Fresh Foods recalls bagged salads after finding ListeriaMay-25-2012
California lettuce grower, River Ranch Fresh Foods, has expanded its voluntary recall of some bagged salads to the entire country, after routine sampling detected contamination with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. No illnesses have been reported, the company said.
The voluntary recall by the Salinas, Calif.-based grower initially included lettuce shipped to California and Colorado. The bagged salads are sold under the names River Ranch, Farm Stand, Hy-Vee, Marketside, Shurfresh, The Farmer's Market, Cross Valley, Fresh n Easy, Promark and Sysco.
The recalled retail and food service salad bags have "best by" dates between May 12 and May 29 or Julian dates of 118 and 125. The code date is typically located in the upper right hand corner of the bags.
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