August 28, 2009: Iceless Green Onions Subject of Voluntary Recall

Ocean Mist Farms of Castroville, CA and Steinbeck Country Produce of Salinas, CA have both announced voluntary recalls due to the possibility of their iceless green onions being contaminated with Salmonella.  This comes after USDA inspectors conducted routine tests on samples of the onions.

The iceless green onions were originally sent to the two companies by Circle Produce of Calexico, CA.  The produce was supplied to Circle Produce by an onion farm in Mexicali, Mexico.

Ocean Mist recall products include the following.  Click here for images of the recalled onions.

  • 4 x 12 count
  • 2 x 24 count
  • 36 count 5.5 oz Cello Bag
  • 40 count 5.5 oz Cello Bag

Trace Back Code: 95ONCP7G

Production Dates: 80309; 80709; 80809; 81109; 81209; 81309 

Steinbeck Country Produce recall products include the following.

  • Nature’s Reward label with lot code 9CPO937
  • Private foodservice label with lot code 96CPGO07

The recall is limited to 3,360 cartons of:

  • 4 count/2 pound bags
  • 2 count/24 bunch bags
  • 4 count/ 12 bunch bags

The produce was distributed in California, Massachusetts, Texas, Indiana, New York, Michigan, Missouri, Kansas and Arizona and shipped between August 4 and August 22, 2009.

This information is posted as a courtesy of the Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg.  For more than 25 years our firm has represented personal injury victims.  We believe that the best way for consumers to protect themselves is to stay informed.

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