Thursday, August 09, 2012
(RTTNews) - Iowa grower Menno Beachy is recalling grape tomatoes because of possible contamination with Salmonella after a sample collected by Minnesota Department of Agriculture tested positive for the food poisoning bacteria.
A food distributor in Minnesota distributed 15 cases containing 12 one-pint containers of the affected grape tomatoes to retail stores located in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan between July 26 and August 6, 2012.
The recalled products are packaged in square-shaped clear plastic clamshell containers bearing the label Menno Beachy Certified Organic Grape Tomato, UPC number 044419310176, with a net weight of one pint. The clamshell packages are distributed in cases that are printed with a lot number. The case lot numbers affected by the recall are MB725GT3, MB725GT8, and MB725GT0, the FDA said in a statement.
So far, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall. Click for article by RTT Staff Writer 8/9/2012 3:38 AM Et For comments and feedback: firstname.lastname@example.org
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