The latest recall of selected romaine lettuce by Fresh Express is almost an exact duplicate of a recall the company went through in May.

There is one major exception, however.  May’s recall of Fresh Express Romaine-based ready to eat salads occurred because the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) had found Salmonella contamination.  This second …

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 …

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 …

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 …