December 28, 2011: Cal Fresco Jalapeño and Serrano Chili Peppers Recalled

Jalapeño and Chili Peppers Recalled – Cal Fresco LLC, announced on December 21, 2011, that their fresh Jalapeño and Serrano Chili peppers are being recalled because of the potential for Salmonella contamination.

Jalapeño and Chili Peppers Recalled – Product Information

The Jalapeño pepper recall includes one lot (Lot #205610) which contained about 18,500 pounds of peppers. The Jalapeño peppers were distributed to retail stores in CA, OR, WA, TX, and Canada between December 3 and December 5 of 2011 and were shipped under Cal Fresco or Grower Alliance labels.

The FDA and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported that the recalled Serrano Chili peppers were delivered to a distribution center in Spokane, Washington on December 8, 2011, and were sold at retailers until December 21, 2011. Retailers that received this product were located in Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Vancounver, Canada; and in Southern California, Alaska, Washington, and Dallas, Texas.

Symptoms of Salmonella Infection may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 12-72 hours after the ingestion of contaminated food.

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