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Canadian Company Recalls Cilantro, Parsley

In a move related to the J&D Produce recall, a Canadian herb distribution company has issued a warning about several batches of products sold in New York and Pennsylvania because of possible Salmonella contamination.

Boncheff Greenhouses, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario has recalled the cilantro, curly parsley, and Italian parsley it distributed to various retailers in New York state and Pennsylvania and sold between Dec. 14 and Dec. 28, 2010.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall is related to the voluntary recall from J & D Produce Edinburg, TX, which packs under the Little Bear Brand. The herbs were shipped on Dec 6, 2010 to Boncheff Greenhouses, where they were repacked and distributed.

The items were sold under the following labels:

Wegmans Food Markets (sold in two stores in Erie, PA and in New York state stores except Corning, Elmira, Ithaca, and Johnson City)

 Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Cilantro (UPC: 6-25647-80104), Curly Parsley (UPC: 6-25647-80110), and Italian Parsley (UPC: 6-25647-80125) sold in 0.25 ounce poly sleeves. 

Boncheff Brand (Italian Parsley Lot code 1002387) sold in five stores: Budwey Kenmore in Buffalo, NY; Budwey Division Street North in Tonawanda, NY; Wades Market in Farmington, NY; Cuba Giant Food Market in Wellsville, NY; and Hegedorn’s in Webster, NY.

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