Green Life Farms of Lake Worth, FL, is recalling one lot of its 4-ounce containers of Baby Arugula because of potential Salmonella contamination.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in a single harvest of Baby Arugula.

The recalled products were available for sale at select Publix locations from May 31, 2024, and have a sell-by date of  June 15, 2024.

About Salmonella infections
Anyone who has eaten baby arugula and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

Recalled product:

Green Life Farms Baby Arugula

  • Lot #LW15124.¬†
  • 4-ounce, clear plastic package marked with the lot code stamped on the top
  • Product is dated with a sell by date of 6/15/24

As of the posting of this recall, no illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. 

Consumers who have purchased Baby Arugula marked with the affected lot code are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

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