August 6, 2009: Recap Of July Salmonella Cilantro Recall

cilantroFresh cilantro was recalled during the month of July due to potential Salmonella contamination.  Following are highlights from that recall: ...



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  • July 18, 2009: Sweet Superior Fruit LTD Co., McAllen, Texas, recalls its fresh cilantro.  Salmonella was detected by the FDA during testing of the produce. The company states that there were 104 crates of cilantro sold between July 13 and July 16, 2009, in 15 pound black plastic crates.  It also notes that the distribution may have broadened through direct sales or if the cilantro was used as an ingredient in other products.  For related post, please see Salmonella Recall Lawyer. 
  • July 28, 2009: Frontera Produce, Edinburg, Texas, recalls cilantro because of the possibility of contamination with Salmonella. The product was distributed to two retail chain stores in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Louisiana and New Mexico.  The product involved was lot number 118122 with a UPC code of 033383801049, and was sold between July 20 and July 27, 2009. For related post, please Salmonella Recall Lawsuit. 
  • July 31, 2009: The Colorado Department of Public Health urges residents to discard cilantro purchased in Wal-Mart stores (July 20-27) in the Durango, Cortez, La Junta, Trinidad and Alamosa areas.

Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause Salmonella food poisoning.  Salmonella symptoms may include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within eight to 72 hours after eating a contaminated food.  Additional symptoms may include chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days. 

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