Fresh Tomatoes Recalled in 6 States Over Salmonella

Florida-based Big Red Tomato Packers is recalling nearly 20,000 pounds of fresh tomatoes in six states because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced.

WASHINGTONFlorida-based Big Red Tomato Packers is recalling nearly 20,000 pounds of fresh tomatoes in six states because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced.

The recall involves 790 20- to 25-pound boxes of fresh tomatoes with the lot code 1106 that were distributed to a limited number of receivers in Florida, North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. The potential for contamination was discovered as the result of a routine random lot sample taken on Jan. 28, 2014. All currently existing product associated with this lot number is subject to this recall.

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