October 17, 2002
Recall Update Melissa's Fresh Bay
Leaves Recall Complete
The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) released the following information.
Melissa's Fresh Bay Leaves, net wt. 3/4 oz. (21 g).
Recall # F-005-3.
Lot numbers 19344903 and 19301503.
Recalling Firm: Melissa's World Variety Produce, Vernon, CA, by letter on
August 5, 2002 and by press release on August 6, 2002.
Manufacturer: Herb Thyme Farms, Inc. Compton, CA.
State initiated recall complete.
The product was found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes by the
Georgia Department of Agriculture on July 29, 2002.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
14 cartons (6 clam shells each).
AL, GA and FL.