Recall on Pre-Packaged Salads
Another food recall has been issued. This time it's ready-to-eat salads and it's because of possible salmonella contamination. The suppliers of the salads, Mary's Harvest, Fresh Foods, Prime Deli Corporation, GHSE and GH Foods have all recalled mixed salads sold at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Walmart and other retailers. All of the affected products contain meat, like pork or chicken. Do far, there are no reports of illness.
From the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service:
The ready-to-eat salads with chicken were produced on various dates from Oct. 9, 2018 through Oct. 13, 2018. The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF only)]
• 9.75-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “Santa Fe Style Salad with Chicken” and Best If Sold By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/18/18.
• 10-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “365 BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET BBQ STYLE CHOPPED SALAD WITH CHICKEN" and Best If Sold By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/20/18.
• 6-lbs. bagged kit containing “BBQ Style Salad Kit with White Chicken" and Use By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/22/18.
• 8-oz. clear plastic clamshell packages containing “365 BY WHOLE FOODS MARKET CHICKEN FAJITA SALAD" and Best If Sold By dates from 10/17/18 to 10/20/18.
The problem was discovered on October 16, 2018 when GH Foods CA, LLC received notification that the corn used in the production of their ready-to-eat salads with chicken was being recalled by their corn supplier due to Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella concerns.
Read the official statement by the USDA here.