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Avon Heights Mushrooms, Inc. Recalls Fresh Spinach
Because of Possible Health Risk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 23, 2011 - Avon Heights Mushrooms, in full cooperation with the FDA is recalling certain packages of fresh packaged spinach. The brands include Krisp Pak 1 Ooz bags, Better Brand 10oz.bags, and Avon Heights 4-2.51b bags.
The implicated packages have a "best if used by" code of DEC16 and codes DP 340 and T691.
During routine surveillance sampling, one package of Better Brand 10oz spinach tested positive for ecoli 0157h. Out of a preponderance of caution the company is recalling all packages produced on the affected day.
NO ILLNESSES have been associated with this incident.
Consumers should discard the product with the specific codes and write to the company address on the package for a refund. Refunds will only be given for the product with the above specified codes.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.