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Taylor Farms Retail Inc. Initiates A Precautionary Recall Because Of Possible Health Risk



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -October 19, 2011 -Taylor Farms Retail Inc. is initiating a voluntary, precautionary recall of 3,265 cases of various salad blends with the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella following a random test conducted on a finished package of spinach by the State of Washington Department of Agriculture.

The bagged salad products subject to the recall include:

BrandItem DescriptionUPC number Code Date / Best Buy Date
Fresh SelectionsHearts of Romaine 10 oz. bag0-11110-91044-8TFRS277B07OOKR5L Best By 10-18-11
Fresh SelectionsLeafy Romaine 10 oz. bag0-11110-91046-2TFRS277B07OOKR5H Best By 10-18-11
Fresh SelectionsField of Greens 10 oz. bag0-11110-91042-4TFRS277B07OOKR5F Best By 10-18-11
Fresh SelectionsRomaine Blend 10 oz. bag0-11110-91038-7TFRS277B07OOKR5N Best By 10-18-11
HEBSpring Mix 5 oz. bag0-41220-19752-1TFRS277B07 Best By 10-20-11
MarketsideFresh Spinach 10oz bag6-81131-32946-0TFRS277A07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-21-11
MarketsideCaesar Salad Kit 14.6 oz. bag6-81131-38744-6TFRS277B07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-19-11
MarketsideAsian Salad Kit 15 oz. bag6-81131-53211-2TFRS277B07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-19-11
MarketsideSouthwest Salad Kit 15oz bag6-81131-38747-7TFRS277B07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-19-11
MarketsidePremium Romaine 9 oz. bag6-81131-38753-8TFRS277B07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-19-11
MarketsidePremium Romaine Family 18 oz. bag6-81131-38807-8TFRS277B07 Guaranteed Delicious By 10-19-11
Taylor FarmsField Greens 8 oz. bag0-30223-04036-1TFRS277B07 Best If Used By 10-20-11
The products were distributed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Puerto Rico and sold in various retail supermarkets.

No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. The company is cooperating with the FDA regarding this recall.

There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy people may experience fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody), and abdominal pain. In rare cases the organism can get into the bloodstream and cause more serious complications.

Customers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume the products and should dispose of them. Consumers may contact Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. for further information at 1-877-323-7374. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of this product should contact a health care provider.



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