Consumer Alert: Boncheff Greenhouses, Inc. recalls Hegedorn’s cilantro, curly parsley, & italian parsley because of possible health risk. Salmonella contamination suspected.
Salmonella contamination prompts more parsley, cilantro recalls
January 5, 2011 – The FDA announced today that Boncheff Greenhouses, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario is issuing a recall on Cilantro, Curly Parsley, and Italian Parsley because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. These herbs were distributed to various retailers in New York State and Pennsylvania, and sold between December 14th and December 28th, 2010.
This recall is related to a voluntary recall from J & D Produce Edinburg, Texas which packs under the Little Bear Brand Cilantro, Curly Parsley, and Italian Plain Parsley. This product was purchased and shipped on Dec 6, 2010 to Boncheff Greenhouses where it was repacked and distributed.
Official FDA Press Release
If you’d like more detailed information about this recall including specific products, UPC codes, and retailers who may have sold the recalled items, please visit the FDA website to view the official firm press release.
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