FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 7, 1999
Fresh Romaine Lettuce Imported from Israel
Jamaica, NY (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Agrexco (USA), Ltd. is recalling Fresh Romaine
Lettuce imported from Israel, packed in plastic bags weighing approximately 350 grams,
because the product was contaminated with salmonella.
Alei Katif - Insect Free Vegetables, Gush Katif, Israel (grower).
Agrexco (USA), Ltd., Jamaica, New York, by telephone on April 19, 1999. Firm-initiated
20 cartons (10 units per carton) were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the