Ready-made salads recalled in 9 states due to risk of listeria, salmonella

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Trader Joe’s has recalled three different salads sold in nine states due to potential contamination with listeria or salmonella. Two of those salads are sold in New Mexico. 

The California-based grocer said the recall impacts Trader Jose’s Mexicali Inspired Salad, Trader Joe’s BBQ Flavored Chicken Salad, and Trader Joe’s Field Fresh Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast.

The salads in question have a “best by” date between Oct. 15 and Oct. 20. 

In a statement shared on the company’s website, Trader Joe’s said they were notified by a supplier that the corn used in the salads, “may have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and/or Salmonella.”

Customers are urged to discard the product or return it to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund. The company also recalled a burrito. 

The recall impacts the following states: 

  • Trader Jose’s Mexicali Inspired Salad – Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington
  • Trader Joe’s BBQ Flavored Chicken Salad – Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
  • Trader Joe’s Field Fresh Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast – Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
  • Trader Joe’s Carnitas with Salsa Verde Burrito

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