Before you make a salad, make sure your spinach is not part of this recent recall.
Taylor Farms Retail Inc. announced Thursday it was voluntarily recalling some Organic Baby Spinach products due to possible contamination with E. coli, a bacteria that can cause severe infection leading to stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhea.
The recalled spinach is being sold in these 39 states: Wyoming, Wisconsin, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, North Carolina, Montana, Mississippi, Minnesota, Missouri, Maryland, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska, Washington and Oregon.
The spinach that is being recalled is being sold in 5-oz and 16-oz trays under the following names: Central Market Organics, Full Circle Organics, Marketside Organics, Simple Truth Organics and Taylor Farms Organic. All the recalled spinach has a "best by" date of February 24, 2013, Taylor Farms said.
The company, which said the recall was a "precautionary measure," says anyone with one of these products should not eat it and should throw it away. For more information, contact Taylor Farms at 855-293-9811.
To see the code numbers for the recalled products click here.