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Fresh Express Recalls Salads for E. coli in Canada

Fresh Express brand Romaine-based Salads that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 have been recalled in Canada.  There have not yet been any reports of illnesses, but it is a huge recall covering all of Canada. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Wednesday warned the public not to consume the Fresh Express brand Romaine-based… Continue Reading

Spring 2010: A bad stretch for produce

Certain times of year are associated with increased prevalence of foodborne disease–most notably, E. coli O157:H7 during summer months.  Springtime, to the author’s knowledge at least, has not had any such specific association with a particular pathogen or particular food problem, which is why it was so striking to watch the events of April and… Continue Reading

Fresh Express Recalls Romaine Salads

Fresh Express announced yesterday that the company was recalling romaine lettuce-based salads with use-by dates of May 13-16 and an “S” in the product code for potential Salmonella contamination.   According to a company press release, a package of Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad with a use-by date of May 15 was confirmed positive… Continue Reading