The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Pacific International Marketing are recalling more than 6,000 cartons of cilantro that were distributed from Salt River Farming in the Phoenix, Arizona area, according to WebMD. The cilantro is reported to be contaminated with salmonella.
The contaminated cilantro would have been purchased between November 16 and December 10 and has UPC labels reading 0 33383 80104 9 and 7 40695 80104 8. The salmonella infected cilantro was distributed to the following states:
- New Jersey
- South Carolina
Salmonella poisoning symptoms include:
- Abdominal pain
- Serious and sometimes fatal infections
If you have purchased contaminated cilantro from Pacific International Marketing, you are encouraged to return it immediately to the place of purchase for a full refund. If you or a loved one has used some of the contaminated cilantro and has experienced symptoms of salmonella poisoning, do not hesitate to contact our product liability lawyers to explore your legal options. You deserve compensation for the use of contaminated products.
For more information on the cilantro recall, visit Pacific International Marketings website.