Trader Joes grocery storeA California catering company identified by the report as Richmond-based Glass Onion Catering is recalling approximately 181,620 pounds of salads and sandwich wraps containing cooked chicken and ham. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service claimed this recall was prompted by reported problems associated with E. coli contamination.

The products were allegedly recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. coli linked to this product.

The report added that the products were produced between Sept. 23 and Nov. 6, and were shipped to distribution centers in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Texas. The Contra Costa Times reports the company supplies food to Trader Joe’s, Super Fresh Goods, and Delish.

The report added that E. coli bacteria can cause dehydration, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal cramps two to eight days after being exposed to it. It was disclosed also that while most people recover within a week, some develop kidney failure.

For Utah, it was reported  that as of Monday, officials say that only one salad at Trader Joe’s in Utah was affected by the E. coli recall. According to Trader Joe’s officials, the only salad was the Trader Jose’s Mexicali Salad. Moreover, no other sandwiches or wraps from the Utah location were affected according to Trader Joe’s Spokeswoman Alison Mochizuki.

For more information on the product recall and list of products, visit the Food and Drug Administration website.

Christensen & Hymas hopes this recall is timely and that few people are affected. Visit the FDA website regularly for updates and information on product recalls. Being updated on such information can help people avoid harm and health problem, such as these.

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