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4th allergen recall for Chiquita’s Fresh Express salads in 2016

For at least the fourth time this year, Chiquita Brands International’s Fresh Express salad division is recalling bagged salads because of undeclared allergens. The Orlando-based division recalled 480 cases of Fresh Express brand “American Salad” from six Southern states because Caesar salad condiment packets containing egg, milk, wheat and anchovy may have been mistakenly included…. Continue Reading

Fresh Express cites human error in third salad recall this year

For the third time this year, Chiquita Brands International’s salad division Fresh Express is recalling salad kits because of undeclared allergen issues, this time openly blaming human error. This time the Orlando-based Fresh Express is recalling almost 2,500 cases of Caesar Salad Kits that may contain the wrong condiment packets, which contain the known allergen… Continue Reading

Fresh Express recalls bagged, chopped romaine

Chiquita Brands International’s salad division, Fresh Express Inc., is recalling bagged, chopped romaine because a production line error resulted in condiment packets for other products being included in the romaine bags. The condiments’ ingredients are not included on the chopped romaine labels and therefore pose an allergen threat for people with food allergies or sensitivities… Continue Reading

CEOs Share Their Perspectives at Food Safety Summit

During Wednesday’s keynote address at the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore, MD, the CEOs of Chiquita Brands and Kwik Trip shared their views on why food safety is important to them and their companies. Chiquita’s Ed Lonergan told the hundreds of people in attendance that food safety is a responsibility to consumers and ensures longevity… Continue Reading