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article imageKleen-Pak Recalls Spinach Because Of Possible Health Risk

By Bob Ewing     May 1, 2009 in Food
KLEEN-PAK FOODS of Milwaukee Wisconsin is recalling its 10 ounce and 1 pound packages of fresh spinach because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled spinach was distributed locally in retail stores and food wholesalers in Wisconsin, the Chicago area, and Minnesota.
The product comes in 10 ounce and 1 pound packages marked with a use by date of 4/29, 4/30, and 5/01
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection revealed the presence of Salmonella in some 1 pound packages of spinach
The FDA and KLEEN-PAK continue their investigation as to the source of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased 10 ounce packages of curly leaf spinach are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 414-481-4878.
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