Yellow Alert – Tanimura & Antle Single Head Romaine Recall

To our valued customers,

This is FYI ONLY.  Pacific Coast Fruit Company is not affected by this recall. Tanimura & Antle of Salinas, Ca. announced a voluntary recall of packaged single head romaine lettuce sold under Tanimura & Antle brand due to potential E. coli 0157:h7 contamination.

Tanimura & Antle brand, labeled with a packed-on date of 10/15/2020 or 10/16/2020, due to possible contamination with E. Coli 0157:H7. Packages contain a single head of romaine lettuce with the UPC number 0-27918-20314-9. No other products or pack dates are being recalled. There have been no reported illnesses associated with the recalled product.

The recall is being conducted in consultation with FDA and is based on the test result of a random sample collected and analyzed by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as part of their routine sampling program. A total of 3,396 cartons of potentially affected product were distributed in the United States to the following states: AK, OR, CA, TX, AR, OK, IN, NE, MO, TN, WI, NM, SC, WA, NC, OH, VA, MA, PR, and IL. The potentially affected product was shipped in cases packed in either 12, 15, 18 or 24 heads per case. Retailers and distributors can identify the potentially affected products through the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) sticker attached to exterior of the case. The PTI codes are 571280289SRS1 and 571280290SRS1.

We will continue to monitor the situation for any additional updates.

Thank you.

-Pacific Coast Fruit Company

Published November 6, 2020