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What brand of carrots are being recalled?

The six products sold at retailers that are bring recalled include: Bunny Luv organic cut and peeled baby carrots. Bunny Luv organic premium petite carrots. Cal-Organic organic petite carrots. WJLACheck your fridge: Packaged carrots recalled over salmonella contamination concerns

What brand of shredded carrots and baby carrots have been recalled?

Grimmway Farms baby carrots recalled due to potential salmonella contamination. Grimmway Farms in California is recalling some of its packaged carrot products because of potential Salmonella contamination, the company and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. KING5.comPackaged carrots recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination

Last Wednesday, Grimmway Farms—a southern California company producing 65 carrot products that are available through retail and hospitality—announced they were recalling six of their carrot products after they reportedly detected Salmonella contamination.

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The products recalled were Bunny Luv Organic Cut and Peeled Baby Carrots, Bunny Luv Organic Premium Petite Carrots, Cal-Organic Organic Petite Carrots, Grimmway Farms Shredded Carrots, O Organics Organic Peeled Baby-Cut Carrots, and O Organics Organic Baby Rainbow Carrots. (Package sizes, UPC codes and best-by dates for each recalled carrot product are indicated in the chart below, published by the FDA.)

"The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test," Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby stated. "The health of our customers and the integrity of our products are our highest priorities, and we will continue to monitor and communicate as additional information is available."

They stated, "The products listed in the table below were shipped directly to retailers throughout the United States."

Their press release adds that in addition to the recalled products listed on this chart, "the company recalled certain shredded carrots and chopped (chunk) carrots that were sold to food manufacturers and food service distributors. All affected food manufacturers, food service distributors, and retail customers have been notified with much of the product having been recaptured before being available for consumption."

Grimmway Farms said they'd notified all customers who received the recalled carrots directly from the company and requested that they relay the information to their own customers.

For consumers, the company said: "Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard it. Consumers with questions may contact our customer services desk at 1-800-301-3101 . . . or visit www.grimmway.com."

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Carrot recall 2021: Grimmway Farms recalls O Organics, Bunny-Luv carrots for possible salmonella contamination

USA TODAY 26 July, 2021 - 07:00am

Grimmway Farms is voluntarily recalling select carrot products for possible salmonella contamination including O Organic, Bunny-Luv and Cal-Organic.

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Grimmway Farms is voluntarily recalling select carrot products for possible salmonella contamination.

According to the recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website, six products are part of the recall under the brand names of Bunny Luv, Cal-Organic, O Organics and Grimmway Farms.

The company, which is based in Bakersfield, California, said no illnesses have been linked to the recall to date.

Most people infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps six hours to six days after being exposed to the bacteria, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The illness usually lasts four to seven days and most people recover without treatment.

A list of stores that sold the recalled carrots was unavailable.

Dana Brennan, Grimmway vice president of government and public affairs, said in a statement to USA TODAY that the company doesn't distribute directly to stores but to distribution centers.

"For that reason and out of an abundance of caution, we are making this a nationwide recall," Brennan said.

In a statement, Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby said the recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test.

In addition to the recalled items sold in stores, the company says it has “recalled certain shredded carrots and chopped (chunk) carrots that were sold to food manufacturers and food service distributors.”

Consumers who have the recalled product should not consume it and should destroy or discard it. For more information, call 1-800-301-3101, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

July has been a busy month for recalls with Neutrogena and Aveeno sunscreen, Tyson chicken and muffins among the biggest recalls.

According to the company, all of the recalled products have a 9-character lot code beginning with 195, 196 or 197 and ending in BF or SP printed on the bag.

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Packaged carrots recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

KTIV 26 July, 2021 - 07:00am

Grimmway Farms issued a voluntary recall of several bagged carrots products from their brands Bunny Luv, Cal-Organics and O Organics.

The products were shipped to retailers throughout the U.S.

No illnesses have been reported in connection to the possible contamination, according to the FDA report.

Consumers are advised to throw away the bags.

More information on the recall can be found on the FDA’s website.

Carrots Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

CBS New York 26 July, 2021 - 07:00am

These Popular Carrots Were Just Recalled for Salmonella After Being Shipped Nationwide

msnNOW 26 July, 2021 - 07:00am

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Certain bagged carrots are being recalled because they may have been contaminated with salmonella, according to a recall notice from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).

Grimmway Farms issued the voluntary recall of certain carrot products that were sold at retailers nationwide.

“The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test,” said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. “The health of our customers and the integrity of our products are our highest priorities, and we will continue to monitor and communicate as additional information is available.”

All of the products in this table have a nine character lot code beginning with 195, 196, or 197, and end with BF or SP printed on the bag.

In addition to the bagged products listed above, the company recalled certain shredded carrots and chopped (chunk) carrots that were sold to food manufacturers and foodservice distributors.

To date, no illnesses have been linked to this recall.

Anyone who has the recalled product shouldn’t consume it and should destroy or discard it. Consumers with questions can call the company’s customer services desk at 1-800-301-3101, or visit www.grimmway.com.

According to the FDA, salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Healthy people infected with salmonella often experience diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. Those infected with salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps 12 to 72 hours after being exposed to the bacteria. The illness usually lasts four to seven days, and most people recover without treatment.

In rare circumstances, salmonella infection can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis.

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