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Finished salads made by small suppliers across the country are recalled because they could be contaminated with Listeria or Salmonella, the US Department of Agriculture said Friday
Suppliers in Florida, California, Washington, Oregon and Texas have recalled mixed salads being sold at retailers, which included Trader Joe's, Walmart, 7-Eleven and Whole Foods, the USDA said finished salads have recalled several batches because they may be contaminated with Listeria or Salmonella. "/>
No one has been reported ill, but suppliers of some of the ingredients have reported All salads contain meat such as chicken or pork.
Some of the salads are packaged and some are in plastic kits, the USDA's Food Safety Information Service (FSIS) said Website.
"There are no confirmed reports of side effects due to the consumption of these products. Anyone worried about injury or illness should contact a health care provider, "the USDA said.
There is a concern that a product might be contained in consumers' refrigerators, and the food safety group is pushing people, they not consume. "These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase," said FSIS.