USA – Organic Zucchini recalled after Salmonella positive test

Food Poison Journal

World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling case lot #38706503 of Organic Zucchini, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Recalled Organic Marketside Zucchini can be identified by the following descriptions:

Brand Organic Marketside
Packaging Clear Overwrap Tray
Pack/Weight 2ct / Net Wt. 6oz (170g)
UPC Code 6-81131-22105-4
Case Lot Number 38706503

No illnesses have been reported to date.

This recall was initiated because a single lot of imported organic zucchini tested positive for salmonella as a result of a routine FDA sampling.

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