Buurma Farms Inc. of Willard, OH, is recalling a few of its plain parsley after testing confirmed attainable contamination with Shiga-toxin producing E. coli.
The product being recalled is Buurma plain (flat-leaf) parsley with a harvest date of Aug. 30 from the corporate’s Gregory, MI, location.
“A random, routine regulatory pattern collected on Sept. 7 at a buyer’s distribution heart by the Michigan Division of Agriculture and Rural Improvement examined optimistic for non-O157 STEC (Shiga-toxin producing E. Coli) and reported Sept. 13,” in response to the corporate’s recall discover posted by the Meals and Drug Administration
The pattern is at the moment being genome sequenced to find out whether it is pathogenic. Buurma Farms Inc. is coordinating the investigation with regulatory officers in reference to the recall. No sicknesses have been reported as of the posting of the recall discover.
The product being recalled was bought and shipped in 30 rely cartons to retailers in Ohio and Michigan between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3. It was additionally bought in 60 rely crates to wholesalers in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and South Carolina between Sept. 2 and 4.
Retailers and wholesalers can discover the product code of the recalled parsley on the orange lot code sticker on every case and on the finish of the GTIN quantity under the bar code on the PTI label. Solely plain flat-leaf parsley with rather a lot code of “2A242A6” and a PTI lot code of “2B243A6” is included on this recall.
Retailers and wholesalers identified to have obtained this product have already been contacted and requested to drag any probably contaminated product from distribution.
Particular person bunches of flat parsley bought to retailers for buy by shoppers would doubtless have a “BURMA FARMS Plain Parsley” twist-tie with a worth look-up (PLU) variety of 4901 and a UPC code of 33383 80125.
The PLU and UPC numbers aren’t distinctive to Buurma Farms and could be on all flat/plain parsley no matter the place it’s from. So, shoppers ought to you’ll want to search for the Buurma Farms brand.
The wholesale distribution channels concerned within the recall should not have the twist-tie and as an alternative have solely a plain pink rubber band on the bunch.
Manufacturing of the product concerned has been suspended till FDA and different regulatory companies have accomplished their investigation.
The product concerned ought to already be out of distribution but when shoppers have any product they query, don’t devour it, however relatively discard it. Retailers and shoppers with questions could name the patron hotline at 866-827-3362.
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