Salmonella risk prompts lettuce recall

July 22, 2009 4:35:00 AM PDT
About 22,000 cartons of romaine lettuce, distributed by Tanimura & Antle Inc. of Salinas, Calif, has been recalled because the product may be contaminated with salmonella. The cartons of bulk or wrapped romaine being recalled are marked with the lot code 531380 and were harvested June 25-July 2.

They were sold to retail, wholesale and food service outlets across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, especially in young children, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.

No illnesses have been reported.

For more information visit http://www.taproduce.com.

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