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Castellini Company Recalls Jalapeno Peppers

Castellini Company is recalling certain jalapeno peppers distributed from its Wilder, Kentucky facility because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. 

A random test by the Ohio Department of Agriculture in a store in Ohio which revealed the presence of Salmonella in a case of Jalapeno peppers.

There have been no reports of illness.

The peppers were sold in full case, 1/2 case, 20 lb., 10 lb., 5 lb., 2 lb. and 1 lb. package sizes and distributed from March 8 through March 20, 2012 to military commissaries, retailers and foodservice distributors within 10 states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Go here for the list of lot numbers associated with this recall.

Consumers who may have purchased these jalapeno peppers are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information contact the company at 1-859-442-4600; Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.


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