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Cilantro Recall: What Not to Buy At Trader Joe's

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Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:40 AM

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Trader Joe's is recalling several cilantro products that may contain salmonella. If you're looking for that spicy Thai style pasta salad with chicken and rib meat in the ready-made section, it won't be there until further notice. If you're already sick, the lawyers are all over it. Of course, you can always return any of the contaminated items for a full refund, and an apology we hope. Turn the page for Trader Joe's November 5th note to its customers.

To Our Valued Customers:

We have been alerted by our suppliers of the following products that there is a possibility that the cilantro ingredient may cause a serious foodborne illness:

ALL Stores:

Cilantro Dressing (sku 36420) with a Sell by Date of 2/9/2011

Spicy Peanut Vinaigrette (sku 80947) with a Sell by Date of 1/9/2011

CA Stores ONLY:

Spicy Thai Pasta Salad (sku 74441) with Sell by Dates of 10/31/2010 through 11/6/2010

As a precaution, all codes of these products have been removed from sale and destroyed. If you purchased any of these products with the specified code dates, please do no eat them. You may return the products to any Trader Joe's for a full refund or dispose of them.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

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