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Baby Carrots Recalled from TJ's, Ralph's

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Just one more reason to start buying your carrots at your farmer's market: and the Los Angeles Times are reporting that The Los Angeles Salad Company is recalling two brands of pre-packaged baby carrots because they might be contaminated with a bacteria called shigella. The symptoms sound like a pants-load of fun: vomiting, diarrhea, bloody poops, etc. Although no cases of sickness have been reported yet in California, the carrots are being sold at SoCal Trader Joe's and Ralph's markets.

From NBC11:

The "Los Angeles Salad" carrots are available in 7- and 8-ounce bags with a sell-by date of Aug. 16. The "Trader Joe's" carrots are in 7-ounce bags with a sell-by date of Aug. 8.
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The company has put up a press release over at their website with more information about the recall: "Consumers who have purchased Los Angeles Salad Company’s 'Genuine Sweet Baby Carrots' are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund, Consumers with questions may contact Los Angeles Salad [at] 626-322-9017."

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