Friday, September 18, 2009

Another Spinach Recall Announced: Calif. firm recalls spinach after salmonella found

SALINAS, Calif. — A California distributor is recalling two brands of bunched spinach after routine testing detected salmonella.

The California Department of Public Health says Ippolito International, of Salinas, is recalling 1,715 cartons of spinach harvested from Sept. 1-3, and sold to retail, foodservice and wholesale buyers.

The bulk of the cartons were packed under the "Queen Victoria" label and shipped to California, Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and British Columbia, Ontario and Manitoba in Canada.

The recall announced Thursday also affects cartons packed under the "Tubby" label and distributed in California and New York.

Consumers with questions or need additional information on where recalled products were sold may contact Ippolito International, LP at 1-831-772-9991.

Monday, September 14, 2009


Windsor Foods, a Riverside, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,268 pounds of beef and bean burrito products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Each case of Butcher Boy brand burritos, subject to recall, contains a total of 72 burritos and bears the establishment number “EST. 1905″ within the USDA mark of inspection; the package code “1219215;” the case code “2080001;” and advises “KEEP FROZEN.”

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Green Onions From Mexicali Recalled

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a voluntary recall of iceless green onions grown in the Mexicali Valley.According to the USDA , routine testing of iceless green onions shipped by Steinbeck Country Produce of Salinas , California found a positive result for Salmonella. The onions were farmed and packed by a grower in Mexicali, Baja California , Mexico. To date , no illnesses associated with the green onions have been reported. Steinbeck Country Produce has voluntarily recalling the onions with code numbers 96CPGO07 or 9CPO937 shipped between August 4 and August 22 , 2009. USDA said that vendors who received the product were immediately notified of the recall and were instructed to destroy the product. The onions were distributed in California, Massachusetts , Texas , Indiana , New York, Michigan , Missouri , Kansas and Arizona.....More