Taylor Farms Retail, Inc., a California firm, is initiating a voluntary recall of Organic Baby Spinach with the potential to be contaminated with E coli, the Kane County Health Department reports.
The Health Department says the company is pulling the product "out of an abundance of caution," and says there have been no reported illnesses attributed to the recalled items.
Symptoms of the diseases caused by E coli include abdominal cramps and diarrhea that may in some cases progress to bloody diarrhea. Fever and vomiting may also occur.
The product is described in detail as follows:
- Taylor Farms Organic Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray with a UPC Product Code 0-30223-04780-3, and a Best By date of 2/24/2013
The product was distributed in Illinois. No other products or code dates are affected by this recall. The company is cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regarding this recall.
Customers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume it and should dispose of it. Consumers may contact Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. for further information at (855) 293-9811. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of this product should contact a health care provider.
SOURCE: Kane County Health Department