September 14, 2009

Natures’ Reward green onions recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Nature's Reward-brand iceless green onions due to the possibility of bacterial contamination.

The FDA said U.S. Department of Agriculture routine testing resulted in a positive result for salmonella in some iceless green onions shipped by Steinbeck Country Produce of Salinas, Calif. The onions were farmed and packed by a grower in Mexicali, Mexico, near the California border.

Being recalled are lot numbers 96CPGO07 and 9CPO937, shipped Aug. 4-22 to vendors in Arizona, California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York and Texas.