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Kroger and Smith Stores Recall Grower’s Express Iceberg Lettuce Due to Salmonella

iceburg lettuce salmonella.jpgSmith’s grocery stores in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and northern Nevada are pulling all Growers Express brand iceberg lettuce from its shelves after receiving a Class 1 recall last night. In addition, Kroger stores in North Carolina, Virginia, Eastern West Virginia, and Eastern Kentucky are also pulling the product.

The iceberg lettuce is being recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella. To notify customers, the stores have put up signs in their produce departments and initiated automated phone calls to customers who purchased the Growers Express brand iceberg lettuce with frequent shopper cards.