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Salmonella fears lead to Trader Joe's recalls

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

November 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A load of cilantro possibly tainted with Salmonella prompted Trader Joe's to recall several items.The store said that three tons of "Spicy Thai-Style Chicken Salad" with sell-by dates from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6 are possibly contaminated.

Also, the company removed cilantro salad dressing with a sell-by date of Feb. 9, 2011 and cilantro pecan dip with sell-by dates of Nov. 20 or 24, 2010.

Spicy peanut vinaigrette with a Jan. 9, 2011 sell-by date was also included in the recall.

Symptoms of salmonella poisoning can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever.

The Associated Press and City News Service contributed to this report.


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