Fresh Express recalls expired romaine lettuce for listeria

CLEVELAND - Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 9-ounce packages of leafy green romaine salad after a positive test for listeria.

The salad has an expired use-by date of Sept. 16, but the recall is a precaution in the event consumers may still have the product in their refrigerators.

Recalled salad details are:

  • Product: Fresh Express Leafy Green Romaine Salad in a 9 oz. package
  • Use-by Date: September 16 (located in upper right hand corner of package)
  • Product Code: I246A5BMG (located in upper right hand corner of package)
  • Distribution: Primarily Midwest and Eastern states of the U.S.

No illnesses are reported in association with the product recall. No consumer complaints have been received about the salad. No other Fresh Express products are being recalled.

Consumers with questions may call the Fresh Express Consumer Response Center at (800) 242-5472 during the hours of 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

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