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Another salad recall...I can relate

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Last Edited: June 29, 2020, 8:18 am

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2020/06/27/salad-recall-2020-walmart-aldi-fresh-express-cyclospora-outbreak/3269765001/

Click on the link above to read about another salad recall.

I bought one that was pre-washed last year and ended up in the hospital with e-coli and was very sick.

It was called Southwest something (forgot the other part of the name).

Thought about suing Wal-Mart but decided it was too much trouble...that is where I bought it.

Talked to a produce mgr in Harris Teeter about it when I was in there one time and he said that one

had been recalled more than once so now I don't eat pre-washed salads or any other kind that are in a bag.

I buy my salad items and wash them myself!

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Comments

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konaneComment by konane - June 29, 2020, 9:16 am
For more years than I can count I've bought whole lettuce, mostly romaine and washed it. I use a few drops of palmolive green dish detergent dissolved in cool water, swish it a few times then rinse through several water changes. There are probably other products which work better, but the green palmolive has always worked well for me.
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eddessaknightComment by eddessaknight - June 29, 2020, 7:34 pm
Thanks for the dangerous food up tic watch Vergie6

And due appreciation for the practical household prevention methods, konane
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Vergie6Comment by Vergie6 - June 30, 2020, 8:13 am
I used to never think about getting sick from eating something like that salad but after it
happened to me and i ended up in the hospital I am very careful about everything now!j

Thanks for the washing tip konane!..I have not bought romaine since I was in the hospital
because it was in the salad that made me sick but this one on the news has iceburg in it too.
AND here i thought that was the safe one to use but I do wash it good!
4.
eddessaknightComment by eddessaknight - July 2, 2020, 1:11 am
Good food is medicine for the body :-)
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konaneComment by konane - July 3, 2020, 10:49 am
I usually buy romaine from Costco or Publix (their house label), both of which are very careful about sources. The stuff i buy comes in full heads, not chopped. After washing and placing in a gallon zip bag it lasts a good solid week. I hope you're able to have salads without getting sick again.

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