There's yet another recall of bagged fresh spinach because of a positive test for salmonella.
There are no immediate reports of illness linked to the tainted spinach, distributed by California-based Metz Fresh.
The recall comes nearly a year after an outbreak of another pathogen, E. coli, in fresh spinach killed three people and sickened another 200.
The latest recall affects 48 states and Canada, The product was sold in retail and food service packages. It covers more than 8,000 cases of spinach, although the company said more than 90 percent of that was on hold and would not be released.
Salmonella sickens about 40,000 people a year in the U.S. and kills about 600. It can cause diarrhea, fever, dehydration, abdominal pain and vomiting.
Consumers with questions can contact Metz Fresh at 831-386-1018.
The recall covers 10- and 16-ounce bags, as well as 4-pound cartons and cartons that contain four 2.5-pound bags, with the following tracking codes: 12208114, 12208214 and 12208314.
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