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RECALL: Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine Salad

Bags of salad recalled due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections

Fresh Express Inc. is recalling a limited quantity of 18 oz. Hearts of Romaine salad with the Use By date of September 26, 2012 due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

The lettuce was distributed to a number of states, including Pennsylvania.

See the recalled product information below:

Brand Product name Size UPC Production code Best if used by date Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine 18 oz. 071279-262017 H256A08 Sept. 26

To read the full release you can go to the FDA website.

Jaxxon September 29, 2012 at 06:49 AM
Do we know if this lettuce is sold anywhere locally, e.g., Giant, Wegemans, ACME, Redners?
John Dallas Bowers September 29, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Genuardi's St. Davids used to carry Fresh Express, but that stopped when Giant took over. Now it's Dole, a private label provider, and at least one organic brand, I believe.

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