The USDA has just issued a national recall of over 97,000 lbs of salads due to an E. Coli contamination.
According to the recall, the items were produced between October 14, 2019 and October 16, 2019. Some of the affected brands include Ready Pac, Bonduelle, Marketside, Signature Cafe and Domino’s.
The complete list of products subject to the recall can be found on the following spreadsheet; (View Labels here)
INVESTIGATION NOTICE: Do not eat Ready Pac Bistro® Bowl Chicken Caesar Salad with a “Best By” date of October 31, 2019. Testing by Maryland Dept of Health found E. coli contamination. Read more: https://t.co/sZvP3yMmqV. pic.twitter.com/M6bAVgWbhg
— CDC (@CDCgov) November 20, 2019
The recalled salads bear the inspection mark of “EST. 18502B”. The salads were shipped to both North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The CDC now recommends that consumers throw away or return any products listed above. Before consuming any questionable meet, be sure to test for E. Coli with at-home testing strips available here.
For any additional questions, you can call 1-800-800-7822.