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The following health alert is from FDA on May 5, 2011.

Northeast Produce, of Plainville, CT has been notified by grower Six L's that a specific lot of grape tomatoes supplied to Northeast Produce Inc., may be contaminated with Salmonella. This lot of grape tomatoes was packed for retail stores and in bulk units under the brand names of Fancy Sweet Grape Tomatoes, Cutie Brand” Grape Tomatoes, and Cherry Berries Grape Tomatoes. Further information is at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm254548.htm.

The following health alert is from FDA dated May 3, 2011.

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of grape tomatoes. The products are associated with a recall by Six L’s Packing Company of Immokalee, Florida on April 29, 2011 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
These tomatoes were sold under the following brands: Aldi “From the Vine” Grape Tomatoes, Sunset Grape Tomatoes, Trader Joe’s Splendido Little Tomatoes. See /www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm253995.htm for more details.

The following health alert is from CFIA and the FDAon April 29, 2011.

Six L's, Immokalee, Fla. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of grape tomatoes, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The specific lot was packed on April 11 and was comprised of grape tomatoes that can be identified by Cherry Berry lot code DW-H in either in clam shells or 20 lbs. cardboard containers. The product was distributed to NC, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia and Canada, and reached consumers through retail stores and restaurant distribution. The contamination was detected through a random sample obtained by the USDA at a distributor in New York. The product is from a farm in Estero, Fla. which has since ceased production of that commodity.
The recall does not include any other tomatoes or produce distributed by Six L's. Consumers who have purchased the specific lot of grape tomatoes mentioned above are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Six L's at 877-606-1821, ext. 3955, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

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