July 31, 2008
Canada Recalls Cilantro From U.S.
The Canadian Food Inspection Service announced the voluntary U.S. and Canadian recall of various brands of fresh cilantro due to possible contamination.
The CFIA said NewStar Fresh Foods of Salinas, Calif., issued the recall after discovering the product might be contaminated with salmonella.
NewStar said the cilantro was distributed in Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Washington, New York, Oregon, Ohio, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, New Mexico, Alabama, California, Texas, Georgia, Utah, Mississippi, Arizona, and Florida, as well as in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Manitoba and Alberta.
Customers can return the product for a refund or obtain information from the company at 831-758-7810.
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