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New Salmonella Recalls: Bagged Lettuce and Eggs


Add two more items to the growing list of foods recalled this fall: eggs and bagged lettuce. This time certain types of both products are being recalled due to salmonella risk.

Larry Schultz Organic Farm of Owatonna, Minn., recently recalled its organic eggs after at least six people became ill from salmonella between August 12 to September 24. The recalled eggs were sold in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.

Also, Taylor Farms Retail of Cali. is recalling 3,265 cases of salads under the brands Fresh Selections, H-E-B, Marketside, and Taylor Farms with "best by" dates between October 18 and 21 for possible salmonella contamination. As of now there have been no reported cases of illness due to the salad. The recalled lettuce was sold in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Puerto Rico.
So check those labels and dates, and chew wisely! For a full list of the biggest food recalls of 2011, be sure to check out this slideshow.

Jennipher Walters is the CEO and co-founder of the healthy living websites and A certified personal trainer, lifestyle and weight management coach and group exercise instructor, she also holds an MA in health journalism and regularly writes about all things fitness and wellness for various online publications.


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