A fast-moving recall effort this past weekend by Edinburg, TX-based Warren Produce appears to have stopped serrano peppers potentially contaminated with salmonella from reaching retail produce counters. serranopeppers_406x250The newspaper and website covering the fresh produce industry, ThePacker, reports that Warren Produce was notified about the problem at 4:30 p.m. July 22 after the Food and Drug Administration sampled a single lot. The Texas company recalled that lot along with two others from the same grower, although those lots did not test positive for salmonella. The recalled lots are #115181, #115158 and #115186. By the morning of July 25, Warren’s Jimmy Henderson had received confirmation from 15 of the 18 destinations for the peppers that the product was pulled from the supply chain. Henderson described the recall as “very effective.” Warren Produce Co. LLC  is a wholesale distributor of fresh fruits and vegetables including watermelons. (To sign up for a free subscription to Food Safety News, click here.)