Wegmans recalls packaged salad due to E. coli fear

November 2, 2012

(AP)—Wegmans is recalling its Organic Spinach and Spring Mix salads because it may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

The Rochester-based says the recall covers 5 ounce and 11 ounce packages sold between Oct. 14 and Thursday.

Wegmans says consumers who still have the product in their refrigerators should throw the salad out and visit a store for a full refund.

Wegmans Food Markets has 81 stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and Massachusetts.

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