Citing concerns over salmonella, Fresh Express Inc. is recalling bags of spinach shipped to the Northeast and eastern Midwest.

Fresh Express recalls bagged spinach

Courtesy Fresh Express

Fresh Express is recalling bags of spinach shipped to the Northeast and eastern Midwest after a sample tested positive for salmonella.


On April 5, the Salinas-based bagged salads fresh-cut processor recalled 2,939 cases of spinach shipped to Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine and Maryland,

According to a report in the Monterey County Herald, Fresh Express officials say the bags may have been redistributed to New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C., Vermont and New Hampshire.

The recall involves 9-ounce bags that have product codes starting with H081 and H082, UPC codes of 7127913204 and April 6 and April 7 use-by dates.

A routine sampling revealed a positive salmonella test. Fresh Express isn’t reporting any illnesses.

Fresh Express officials urge consumers to discard product and visit their supermarket for refunds. Fresh Express plans to answer shopper questions through its consumer response center at 800-242-5472.

Cincinnati-based Chiquita Brands International owns Fresh Express.