Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Salad Mix, November 2019

FDA warns against eating Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits.


December 9, 2019
Recommendation
FDA, CDC, U.S. state health authorities and Canadian federal partners are investigating an outbreak of illnesses in the U.S. and Canada caused by E. coli O157:H7. Epidemiologic information indicates that Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits are a likely source of this outbreak.
Consumers:
Consumers should not eat Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits with UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best before date up to and including 07DEC19. 
The Public Health Agency of Canada has also issued this guidance to consumers in Canada.
Restaurants and Retailers: 
Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits with UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best before date up to and including 07DEC19.
Suppliers and Distributors: 
Suppliers, distributors and others in the supply chain should not ship or sell Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits with UPC 0 71279 30906 4, beginning with lot code Z, and a best before date up to and including 07DEC19.
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