Fresh Express Salads Recalled in Canada

OTTAWA, May 26 (UPI) — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to consume Fresh Express-brand romaine-based salads because of possible bacterial contamination.

The CFIA said the warning is in response to a recall by the manufacturer, Fresh Express Inc. of Salinas, Calif.

The recalled Fresh Express romaine-based salads have a “Use-by” date of May 13-16 and an “S” in the product code,

The CFIA said the salads were sold in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed nationwide.

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria may not look or smell spoiled, but can cause a serious and sometimes fatal infection.

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