Trader Joe's issues recall after possible parasite tainted 3 products

Harrison Cook - Print  | 

Trader Joe's issued a product recall July 30 after a supplier for the grocery chain warned its lettuce may have been contaminated with the parasite Cyclospora, according to a Trader Joe's press release.

The suspected contaminated lettuce, with date codes July 21 through July 23, was linked to the following Trader Joe's products: Trader Joe's Tarragon Chicken Salad Wrap, Trader Giotto's Caesar Salad with Chicken and Trader Ming's Chinese Inspired Salad with Chicken.

The supplier indicated the products were limited to Trader Joe's locations in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.

No illnesses have been reported.

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