Published On: Wed, Dec 2nd, 2015

FDA Celery Recall Expanded to Major Grocery Stores

A recall from an E.coli scare at Costco has now been expanded to more than a dozen states and over 155, 000 products sold at major grocery chains,

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A recall from an E.coli scare at Costco has now been expanded to more than a dozen states and over 155, 000 products sold at major grocery chains, including Walmart and Safeway, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday.

Last week Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. of Tracy, Calif., recalled a mix of diced celery and onion used in Costco chicken salad and other foods containing celery “out of an abundance of caution, ” the FDA said in a statement. Among the stores involved are Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Albertsons, 7-Eleven, Target and Safeway.

Nineteen people from six states reported feeling ill. Individuals from the age 5 to 84 were affected, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) said.

 

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