Calif. supplier recalls lettuce over E. coli fears

    A Northern California produce supplier is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey; Puerto Rico and Canada over fears of possible E. coli contamination.

    Salinas-based Tanimura & Antle said Sunday the recall is limited to a single lot of its Field Fresh Wrapped Single Head Romaine that was available at retail stores starting Aug. 2.
    The lettuce is packed in a plastic bag with the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9, and it may have a “best by” date of Aug. 19.

    The company says some 2,095 cases are potentially affected.

    The product was packed with either 12 or 18 heads per case.

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    There have been no reported illnesses associated with consumption of this product.

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