3,763 units of Trader Joe’s Kale & Edamame Salad Recalled for Salmonella

Posted on May 11, 2016 by


WCD Kitchen, LLC of Fontana, California is recalling Trader Joe’s Kale & Edamame Salad (UPC 00967112), sold only in the Midwest, with a “USE BY May 05, 2016 through May 14, 2016”, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.  No illnesses have been reported to date.

The 3,763 salads possibly affected were distributed to Trader Joe’s stores located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.  No other lots, products or stores are affected.

The salad is packaged in 10 oz. plastic clamshell and the “Use By” Date is stickered on the front of the label. See photos below.

The recall was initiated by WCD Kitchen, LLC immediately after it was informed by the Kale supplier, Pearson Foods Corporation, that the Kale tested positive for the food-borne illness.

Customers who have purchased the Kale & Edamame Salad may return it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund.  Customers with questions may contact the company at 1-909-574-4140, 8 AM – 4:30 PM, PST, Monday-Friday.

Product Photos

  • Front Label, Kale & Endamame Salad
  • Back Label, Kale & Endamame Salad

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