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Chopped Romaine Lettuce Recalled

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Hold the salad: 90 cartons of two-pound bags of chopped romaine lettuce from True Leaf Farms in California have been recalled because of possible listeria contamination. The lettuce was shipped to Church Brothers, a food service distributor, to Oregon and then on to Washington state and Idaho. The lettuce was sold for direct consumer purchase only at Unified Grocers, Inc. Cash & Carry Smart Food Service stores in the those three states.

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The contamination was discovered when a random sampling tested positive for listeria. This is especially serious for pregnant women, because a listeria infection can cause a miscarriage or stillbirth.

Plus: Ground beef recalled this week due to possible E.coli contamination

Recalled lettuce has a sell-by date of 9/29/2011, and are labeled with the following:

2# bags, chopped romaine - Bag and box code B256-46438-8

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