Tomato and Salad Kit Recall – Update

Posted on September 15, 2014 by

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The following information has been posted on the Safeway website.

Sold at Safeway:

Sicilian Vegetable Salad Kit (use by 9/20 & 9/21 only)

Shipped to:

Vons El Monte CA

Safeway Warehouse Tracy CA

Safeway Warehouse Tempe AZ

The product was sold as “Sicilian Vegetable Salad” at deli counters in Safeway, Vons, and Pavilions stores in California, Nevada, and Arizona.

These products should not be eaten. Customers may return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Taylor Farms Pacific has notified the FDA and USDA of this voluntary recall.

Consumers with any questions may contact Taylor Farms Pacific directly at 209-835-6300 ext 186 between the hours of 8am to 5pm PST, Monday through Friday, or visit the FDA and USDA websites.

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According to various news outlets, but not on the company website, Taylor Farms of Tracy, California is recalling tomatoes and salad kits.

The recall was initiated Saturday night  because Salmonella was found in routine testing.

Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes shipped to Costco locations in Los Angeles and Hawthorne in California, Tacoma and Lynwood in Washington, and Las Vegas in Nevada were recalled. Only tomatoes listed as packed on September 5 or September 6 are affected by this recall.

Also included is  Sicilian Vegetable Salad served at deli counters at Safeway, Vons and Pavilions grocery stores in California, Nevada and Arizona with use-by dates of September 20 and September 21. The kits for the salad contained the tomatoes.

No illnesses have been reported.

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