From Our 2011 Archives

Recalled Grape Tomatoes in Ready-to-Eat Salads

Salmonella Fears Spur Recall of Popular Garden, Seafood, Chicken Salads

By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD

May 3, 2011 – Grape tomatoes possibly contaminated with salmonella have found their way into ready-to-eat salads sold by Albertsons, Raley's, Safeway, Savemart, Sam's Club, and Walmart stores.

The grape tomatoes had been recalled on April 29 by Six L's of Immokalee, Fla. The recalled lot of grape tomatoes were sold under the brand name Cherry Berry and marked with the lot code DW-H. They were sold in clamshell packages as well as in 20-pound cardboard containers.

The grape tomatoes were distributed in 10 states and in Canada, but then spread out through retail and restaurant distribution.

Yesterday, Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. of Tracey, Calif., recalled salad products it had made using the recalled grape tomatoes.

The salad products include seafood salads, Mediterranean salads, green salads, quinoa salads, orzo salads, salads with chicken, chef salads, Cobb salads, Greek salads, and mozzarella salads.

The grape tomatoes originally were distributed in Canada and in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina.

Recalled Salads With Grape Tomatoes

The salad products were sold in 13 Western states. The stores, products, identifying markings, and states identified to date are:

Albertsons:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Package

Use By

UPC

State

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Seafood Salad

15 oz

Plastic tray

5/5/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Seafood Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Seafood Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/7/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Seafood Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/8/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Cobb Salad

14 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Taylor Farms Cobb Salad

14 oz

Plastic Tray

5/8/2011

AZ

Albertsons

Italian Sub Pasta Salad
(sold at the Deli counter)

Varies

5/7/2011

10030223091148

OR


Raley's:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Packaging

Use By

UPC

States

Raley's

Raley's Seafood Louie 6 ct Salad

14 oz

Plastic tray

5/5/2011

46567504223

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean 6 ct Salad

11.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/4/2011

46567501192

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean 6 ct Salad

11.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

46567501192

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Family size Green 6ct Salad

17 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

46567501222

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Tomato Caprese Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/5/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Artichoke& Vegetable Pasta Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/5/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Greek Quinoa Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/5/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean Orzo Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/4/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean Orzo Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/5/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean Orzo Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/6/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Mediterranean Orzo Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

5/7/2011

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Cobb

10 oz

Plastic Tray

5/4/2011

46567504230

CA, NV

Raley's

Raley's Classic Chef

11.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/4/2011

4656750120

CA, NV


Safeway:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Packaging

Use By

UPC

States

Signature Cafe

BLT Salad with Chicken

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/4/2011

21130-06325

AZ, OR, WA, NM,ID, MT

Signature Cafe

BLT Salad with Chicken

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06325

Vons and Pavilions in CA and NV

Signature Cafe

Caprese Salad with Crostini

8.25oz

Plastic Tray

4/30-2011-5/5/2011

21130-06582

OR, WA, AZ, NM,ID, MT

Signature Cafe

Caprese Salad with Crostini

8.25oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/7/2011

21130-06582

WA, OR, AZ, CA, NM, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Caprese Salad with Crostini

8.25oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06582

Vons and Pavilions in California and Nevada

Signature Cafe

Chef Salad

11oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06252

CA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Chef Salad

11oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/4/2011

21130-06252

AZ, OR, CA, WA, NM, WA, ID, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Chef Salad

11oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/5/2011

21130-06252

WA, CO, CA,AZ, OR, NM, ID, MT,NE, SD, WY(excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Chef Salad

11oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/7/2011

21130-06252

OR, AZ, CA, NM, WA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Chef Salad

11oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06252

Vons and Pavilions in CA, NV

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/2/2011

21130-06251

WA

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/3/2011

21130-06251

WA, CO, AZ, OR, NM, ID, MT, NE, SD, WY

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/4/2011

21130-06251

AZ, OR, CA, WA, NM, ID, MT (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06251

CA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/28/2011

21130-06251

CA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06251

Vons and Pavilions in CA, NV

Signature Cafe

Cobb Salad

12oz

Plastic Tray

4/28/2011

21130-06251

Vons and Pavilions in CA, NV

Signature Cafe

Greek Salad

13.5oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06257

CA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Greek Salad

13.5oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/3/2011

21130-06257

WA, OR,CO, AZ, NM, ID, MT, NE, SD, WY

Signature Cafe

Greek Salad

13.5oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/4/2011

21130-06257

WA, AZ,OR, CA, NM,ID, MT, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Greek Salad

13.5oz

Plastic Tray

4/30/2011-5/5/2011

21130-06257

WA, CO, CA, AZ, NV, NE, NM, SD,WY, ID, MT, OR (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Greek Salad

13.5oz

Plastic Tray

4/27/2011

21130-06257

Vons and Pavilions in CA, NV

Signature Cafe

Tomato Mozzarella Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/5/2011

21256300000

CA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Tomato Mozzarella Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/6/2011

21256300000

CA, CO, NE,NM, SD,WY,NV

Signature Cafe

Tomato Mozzarella Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/7/2011

21256300000

CA, CO, WA, NE, NM,SD, WY, NV

Signature Cafe

Tomato Mozzarella Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/8/2011

21256300000

CO, WA, CA, NE, NM,SD, WY, NV

Signature Cafe

Tomato Mozzarella Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/9/2011

21256300000

WA, Vons and Pavilions in CA, NV

Signature Cafe

Turkey Parmesan and Pasta Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/7/2011

48205016601

OR, CA, WA, NV (excluding Vons and Pavilions)

Signature Cafe

Turkey Parmesan and Pasta Salad
(Sold at the Deli Counter)

Varies

Deli Counter

4/30/2011-5/8/2011

48205016601

CA, OR, AZ, WA, NV, NM


Savemart:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Packaging

Use by

States

Savemart

Pacific Coast Cobb Salad

12.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/7/2011

CA


Sam's Club:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Packaging

Use by

States

Sam's

Sam's Greek Orzo Pasta

2.5 lb

Plastic Tray

5/8/2011

CA

Sam's

Sam's Chicken BLT Spinach 2/4 Cnt Salad

1.5 lb

Plastic Tray

5/8/2011

CA


Wal-Mart:

Brand

Product Description

Size

Packaging

Use By

UPC

States

Wal-Mart

Marketside Seafood Salad

16.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/4/2011

68113191702

WA, NM, UT

Wal-Mart

Marketside Seafood Salad

16.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

68113191702

NM, UT

Wal-Mart

Marketside Seafood Salad

16.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/8/2011

68113191702

WA, NM, UT

Wal-Mart

Marketside TU Chef

6.75 oz

Plastic Tray

5/2/2011

68113138952

NV, UT, AZ

Wal-Mart

Marketside TU Cobb

5.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

68113145793

WA

Wal-Mart

Marketside Chef Salad

15.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/2/2011

68113191697

NV

Wal-Mart

Marketside Chef Salad

15.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

68113191697

NV

Wal-Mart

Marketside Chef Salad

15.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

68113191697

NM, AZ, UT

Wal-Mart

Marketside Chef Salad

15.5 oz

Plastic Tray

5/7/2011

68113191697

WY, WA

Wal-Mart

Marketside Buffalo Salad

17 oz

Plastic Tray

5/7/2011

68113138805

WY

Wal-Mart

Asian Chicken Salad

17.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

68113138806

NV

Wal-Mart

Asian Chicken Salad

17.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/3/2011

68113138806

AZ, NV

Wal-Mart

Asian Chicken Salad

17.25 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

68113138806

AZ

Wal-Mart

Marketside Ranch Cobb Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/6/2011

68113191699

NM, UT, AZ

Wal-Mart

Marketside Ranch Cobb Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/7/2011

68113191699

WY

Wal-Mart

Marketside Ranch Cobb Salad

15 oz

Plastic Tray

5/5/2011

68113191699

NV

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 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of this voluntary recall.

Consumers with any questions may contact Taylor Farms Pacific directly at 209-835-6300 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday, or visit the FDA and USDA web sites.

SOURCES: News release, FDA, May 2, 2011News release, FDA, April 28, 2011FDA web site, accessed May 3, 2011

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