Salmonella Linked To Brand Of Cherry Tomatoes

The presence of Salmonella has been linked to several recalls in the past couple of months.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, cherry tomatoes are being recalled by Rio Queen Citrus, Inc. over a possible Salmonella contamination. The report shows that 840 cartons of 12/1 Dry Pints of Mexican cherry tomatoes were recalled after the federal agency tested a random sample of these products. The agency found traces of Salmonella in the tomatoes from the Lot No. “01W45”.

Items listed under this recall were sold between November 10th and November 19th. Consumers with the recalled product in their possession should contact the manufacturer as soon as possible. No illnesses associated with these products were reported so far.

Salmonella is an organism that could pose a serious health risk to consumers who have weakened or compromised immune systems. If you have purchased a food product that has been linked to Salmonella contamination, act quickly and dispose of the item at once or contact the place of purchase. Do not put your health and the health of others at risk.

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For the full report on this recall statement, click here.

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