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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 7, 1999

Fresh Romaine Lettuce Imported from Israel Recalled

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.

Recall #F-493-9.

CODE
None

MANUFACTURER
Alei Katif - Insect Free Vegetables, Gush Katif, Israel (grower).

RECALLED BY
Agrexco (USA), Ltd., Jamaica, New York, by telephone on April 19, 1999. Firm-initiated recall complete.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
20 cartons (10 units per carton) were distributed; firm estimates none remains on the market.

 

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