Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Giant Eagle Announces Recall of Red and Green Leaf Lettuce E. Coli Suspected in Produce from Calif. Supplier

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Giant Eagle Announces Recall of Red and Green Leaf Lettuce E. Coli Suspected in Produce from Calif. Supplier

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Giant Eagle has removed a specific brand of red and green leaf lettuce from its stores' produce departments and advised any customers making recent purchases to dispose of the lettuce, due to concerns about potential E. coli contamination.

The regional supermarket chain said there have been no local reports of illness, but it "is conducting this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution."

The affected products are from a California supplier, Adam Bros. Farming Inc., and are identified on labels as PLU 4076 for green lettuce and PLU 4075 for red. The products were removed from store shelves as of Friday morning, according to a Giant Eagle spokesman.

Adam Bros. itself announced Thursday that it was recalling the lettuce and cauliflower grown in certain fields between Nov. …

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