Poo salad fixings came from Salinas
Craig Wilson, Costco vice president of food safety and quality assurance, said Wednesday he was told by the Food and Drug Administration that the strain of E. coli seems to be connected to an onion and celery mix.
Wilson identified the supplier as Taylor Farms in Salinas.
E. coli Outbreak In Vegetables From Taylor Farms
Today’s non-shopping list item: Green Onions (some people call them scallions, Joe)
A Steinbeck spokesman says the company bought the onions from Circle Produce, a Calexico-based company supplied by an onion farm in Mexicali, Mexico.
Castroville-based shipper Ocean Mist Farms recalled 1,746 cases of its green onions as well, after realizing they came from the same lot. No illnesses have been reported.,
What did our career congressman Sam The Sham Farr do with the millions of tax dollars he got to stop getting poo in spinach or iceberg lettuce?
California Produce Still Tainted
All the money that Sam-The-Sham Farr takes from us and gives to the agriculture industry does no good for our safety. Sam, keep your dirty filthy hands off my wallet!
Some of the lettuce used in recalled Hearts Delight mixed salads has been traced back to the Salinas Valley.
Marty Ordman, spokesman for Dole Food Co. Inc, said the three lettuces in the “Hearts Delight” mix are romaine, butter lettuce and green leaf lettuce. The romaine came from the Salinas Valley and Colorado, the butter lettuce from Ohio and green leaf from Salinas Valley.
More Tainted Produce From Salinas