California Grape Tomatoes Recalled Over Salmonella Contamination

Posted on September 29, 2011

Grape tomatoes are being recalled by a San Diego, California grower after they tested positive for Salmonella, according to recent news sources.

The sweet grape tomatoes were shipped all over the United States from Andrew Williamson Fresh Produce located in San Diego. The tomatoes were grown in Baja, California and were sold from September 1 through September 27. About 640 cases of the product, 5,120 pounds total, were sold.

A spokesman for the company said that no illnesses have been reported thus far. The contamination was discovered at a test in Michigan. Production at the farm has since been halted.

The tomatoes known for the sweetness and marketed as a snack tomato called Olivia.

As a Los Angeles product liability lawyer, consumer health and safety is something that I am very conscious of and I know that even with tough rules and regulations on manufacturers mistakes can still be made. I encourage anyone who is experiencing the symptoms of food poisoning to seek immediate medical attention. I hope that this recall has been made in time that no one will be sickened by this contaminated product. The personal injury attorney at our law firm sincerely hope that no one has been sickened by consuming the recalled tomatoes.

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