With more companies posting recalls for freshcut vegetables daily — including products sold to schools — the impact of Mann Packing’s Oct. 19 produce recall continues to ripple through the North American food chain.

At least nine retailers and three produce companies initiated U.S. recalls in recent days because their products were made with freshcut…

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Pacific Coast Fruit Co. of Portland, OR is recalling multiple types of bagged processed salads because they might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.


Some of Pacific Coast Fruit’s bagged salads, for retail and food service customers, used produce that has been recalled by River Ranch.

There have been no reported illnesses associated with this …