TOMATO RECALL ALERT!!!

TOMATO RECALL:

TRACY, Calif. (AP)β€” A Florida tomato grower is voluntarily recalling its grape tomatoes after a sample tested positive for salmonella.
Six L’s Packing Company Inc. said in a statement that no illnesses had been reported in connection to the recall as of April 29.
The Immokalee, Fla.-based company says the recalled product was packed on April 11 under the Cherry Berry lot code DW-H in clam shells or 20-pound cardboard containers. The tomatoes were distributed to California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia, as well as Canada.
The contamination was found by a U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector at a New York distributor, according to Six L’s. The tomatoes originated from a farm in Estero, Fla.
The tomatoes also were used in deli salads made byTracy-based Taylor Farms Pacific Inc., which also recalled products Monday.
The salads were sold in plastic trays and at deli counters in Albertsons, Raley’s,Safeway, Savemart, Sam’s Club and Walmart stores across the West and some Midwestern states.
The affected states areArizona, Oregon, California, Nevada, Washington, New Mexico, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.
Customers are being asked to return the recalled products to the place of purchase for a refund.
Taylor Farms has urged consumers not to eat these products and to return them to where they were purchased for full refunds.
Taylor Farms said customers with questions should call the company at 209-835-6300 or contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting andabdominal pain.
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