Romaine lettuce recall: True Leaf recalls chopped romaine due to possible Listeria contamination

By on Oct 1, 2011 in Food, Health, United States Comments

Updated: October 1, 2011 11:24 p.m.

Read True Leaf Farms expands romaine lettuce recall to 21 US states and Canada

True Leaf Farms announced on Thursday, September 29, 2011 a voluntary recall of 90 cartons of chopped romaine lettuce due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

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True Leaf Farms chopped romaine
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As noted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its official website, the recalled product was shipped between September 12 and 13, 2011 to a food service distributor in Oregon.

True Leaf said that the affected product, which had a “use by date” of 9/29/11, were distributed further at least two additional states, Washington and Idaho, with the company saying that they are now working with FDA to inform consumers of this romaine recall.

According to the press release, the recalled bags of romaine were packed in True Leaf Farms cardboard cartons and were distributed by Church Brothers, LLC. This product was labeled as follows: 2# bags, chopped romaine- Bag and box code B256-46438-8.

Although there were no illnesses reports related to this lettuce recall, people who bought the recalled product should not consume it, and should either destroy it or call the company for pickup.

For more information, the public is being advised to contact Church Brothers, LLC at 1-800-799-9475 or visit their official website at ChurchBrothers.com.



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