A total of 5,379 cases of bagged salad products containing Romaine lettuce have been recalled by Ready Pac Foods, after a random sample tested positive for E. coli, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported today.
The 12 Ready Pac bagged lettuce products have a use-by date of Nov. 18, and were sold in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. No illnesses related to this recall have been reported. For images of the various packaging of each recalled bag of salad click here.
It's not clear how many total number of bagged salad products make up the recall. Just that the recall notice listed 5,379 cases of the Ready Pac bags of lettuce.
- 10oz. Ready Pac Caesar Romaine, UPC 0-77745-00202-6
- 9.25oz Ready Pac Santa Fe Caesar Complete Salad, UPC 0-77745-21404-7
- 10oz. Ready Pac Classic Caesar Complete Salad, UPC 0-77745-20566-3
- 10oz. Ready Pac Bella Romaine, UPC 0-77745-21407-8
- 10oz. Dining In Classic Caesar Salad Kit, UPC 0-11225-02530-3
- 10oz. Raley’s Caesar Romaine, UPC 0-46567-71642-8
- 10oz. Trader Joe’s Romaine Salad, UPC 0013-2145
- 16oz. Trader Joe’s Very American Salad, UPC 0020-7225
- 10oz. Safeway Farms Caesar Romaine, UPC 0-21130-98350-6
- 9oz. Safeway Farms Hearts of Romaine, UPC 0-21130-98358-2
- 10oz. Safeway Farms Complete Caesar Supreme, UPC 0-21130-33677-7
- 10.25oz Safeway Farms Complete Southwestern Ranch, UPC 0-21130-33679-1
E.coli is an organism that can cause diarrheal illness, often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, it is possible for some people to develop a form of kidney failure.
Consumers who may have bought one of the bagged salad products can call Ready Pac Consumer Affairs at 800-800-7822, to obtain a full refund.