SALINAS, CALIFORNIA—Fresh Express, a subsidiary of Chiquita Brands International Inc., said Monday it is recalling several types of ready-to-eat salads after salmonella was found in a package tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The products in question include lettuce mixes, Caesar salad and other salad kits, hearts of romaine and other items. The company said the FDA found a single package of the salad tested positive for salmonella.
Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Fresh Express is advising consumers to check their refrigerators for the products. The "use by" date and product code can be found in the upper-right-hand corner of the package.
People who find a package matching the description should throw it away and call (800)242-5472 for a refund.