Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad Kit Recall [Canada]


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Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Salad Kit Recall [Canada]

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Canada/Ottawa: The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”), an Ottawa, Ontario regulatory and food safety authority, recalls certain batch/lots of Fresh Express branded Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected of Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) O157:H7 contamination and consequential risk of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/qL1e30q1Zq6

Direct link: https://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/71839r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Salad products are subject to this recall:

  • Fresh Express branded Sunflower Crisp Chopped Kits, sold in 315 gram packages; affected batch/lots: all packages with best-before date codes up to and including 07DE19 and a batch/lot code beginning with “Z” and indicating “Salinas” as a source of Romaine Lettuce and a UPC of 0 71279 30906 4

According to the CFIA, it has recalled certain batch/lots of Fresh Express branded Sunflower Crisp Chopped Kits from the Canadian marketplace due to suspected Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) O157:H7 contamination. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Salad products identified above.

==> For information about E. Coli Poisoning, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, please return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Fresh Express branded Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, kindly return Salad products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as E. Coli.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752.

You can also reach the CFIA toll-free at 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and US) or 1-613-773-2342 (local or international) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time. If you are a member of the working press/media, you can reach the CFIA at 1-613-773-6600 or by e-mail at cfia.media.acia@canada.ca.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Salad products, please search for “salad” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected E. coli contamination, please search for “E. coli” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: not listed
Recalls Direct RIN: 12408-2019

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