Monday, December 12, 2011
Cilantro Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination
By Ian Froeb
on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM
a recall of cilantro for possible contamination with Salmonella
. No illnesses have been reported as of yet, but a sample of the Pacific-branded cilantro did test positive for Salmonella.
The FDA has yet to identify the source of the contamination. The cilantro sold under the Pacific brand is grown in Arizona and distributed to several states, including Missouri. View the advisory from the FDA
to see the specific UPC codes and carton numbers involved in the recall.
The FDA last week also announced a voluntary recall of twelve-ounce bottles of Tejava Premium Iced Tea
. The iced tea could contain glass fragments.
Pacific Marketing International, a California firm, and the FDA on Friday announced
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.