Thorntons recalls salads over possible salmonella risk

October 1, 2011 4:57:12 PM PDT
A gas station convenience store in the Chicago area is recalling salads that could be contaminated with salmonella.

Thorntons is recalling its Garden Salads and Chef Salads. The salads were distributed in Chicago as well as Cincinnati, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Evansville, Ind.; Lexington, Ky.; and Nashville, Tenn.

The presence of salmonella was found in grape tomatoes used in the salads, a news release said. The recalled salads were manufactured and distributed by Greencore U.S.A.

The product comes in a black bowl with clear lid and is marked with expiration dates 9/30/2011, 10/2/2011, and 10/3/2011 on the label on the front of the package. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-473-0017 from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No illnesses have been reported.