Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Baby Spinach Recall For Possible E. Coli

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that, out of an abundance of caution, Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of select Organic Baby Spinach products with the potential to be contaminated with (EHEC) Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli.

Symptoms of the diseases caused by EHEC include abdominal cramps and diarrhea that may in some cases progress to bloody diarrhea. Fever and vomiting may also occur.


The products subject to the recall are limited to the following:

Brand
Item DescriptionUPC NumberBest ByState

Central Market Organics

Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray

0-41220-18534-4

2/24/2013

TX

Full Circle Organic

Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray

0-36800-28875-1

2/24/20013

CA

Marketside Organic

Organic - Baby Spinach 5 oz. tray

6-81131-32898-2

2/24/2013

AR,CO,LA,NM, OK,TX


Simple Truth Organic


Organic - Baby Spinach 5  oz. tray


0-11110-91128-5


2/24/2013

AK, AZ,CA,CO,ID, LA, MO, MT,
NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY



Taylor Farms Organic



Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray



0-30223-04780-3



2/24/2013

AL,AR,AZ, CA,CO,DE,FL,GA, HI,IA,ID,IN,IL,KS, KY,LA,MD,MO,M N,MS,MT,NC,NE, NM,NV,NJ,NY,OK
,PA,SC,TN,TX,UT, VA,WI,WY


The FDA says that no other products or code dates are affected by this recall. The company is cooperating with the and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regarding this recall. There have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items.


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 855-293-9811. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of this product should contact a health care provider.