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"Lettuce recall expands"

Monterey Herald | Donna Jones

"WATSONVILLE — True Leaf Farms has expanded its voluntary recall of romaine lettuce from 90 to 2,498 cartons due to possible listeria contamination.

The chopped and bagged lettuce, grown in Watsonville and processed in San Juan Bautista, was shipped Sept. 12 and 13 to wholesale and retail food distributors in 19 states and in Alberta, Canada. Its "use by date" expired Thursday.

No illnesses have been reported, and the potential contamination, discovered in one bag of the processed lettuce during a random check, is not related to a deadly listeria outbreak linked to cantaloupes produced in Colorado..."

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