Salads Recalled Over Salmonella Contamination

Posted on October 3, 2011

A Kentucky manufacturer has issed a recall for its Garden Salads and Chef Salads due to a possible Salmonella contamination, according to recent news sources.

The salads subject to recall are the 6 oz Garden Salads and 5.6 oz Chef Salads, made by Thorntons, Inc. The products were distributed in Chicago, Ill, Cincinnati, OH, Columbus, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Evansville, IN, Lexington, KY and Nashville, TN by Greencore U.S.A.

The salads both come in black bowls with a clear plastic lid with the “use by” date of September 30, October 2, or October 3.

No illnesses have currently been reported in relation to this recall, but Salmonella can be a dangerous organism that causes life-threatening infection in some people. Especially at risk are the elderly, young children, and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms of healthy people inclyde high fever, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.

As a product liability lawyer in Los Angeles, I know that there many rules and regulations that most food and product manufacturers must abode by. Even so, mistakes can and will be made. The product defect lawyer at our law firm hopes that you or your loved will not be affected by Salmonella. If you or anyone you know has been affected by food poisoning we encourage them to seek medical attention right away so things do not get any worse.

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