Fresh Express spinach recall
According to the Yavapai County Health Department, Fresh Express Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Fresh Express Spinach with a Use-by Date of Nov. 7 and Product Code of S299B25 due to a possible health risk from salmonella.
The recall notification is being issued due to an isolated instance in which a random sample yielded a positive result for salmonella. Fresh Express customer service representatives are already contacting affected retailers to confirm that the recalled product has been removed from store shelves and inventories, and that none is available for consumer purchase. Customers with questions are instructed to contact Fresh Express customer service representative at (800) 242-5472. The recalled salads were distributed at local Albertsons and Safeway stores.
No illnesses or consumer complaints have been reported to Fresh Express at this time in association with this recall.
Salmonella is a germ that may cause fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and possibly bloody diarrhea in healthy individuals. It can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Consumers with these symptoms should consult their health care provider.