Salmonella outbreak in Wisconsin, Illinois prompts recall of pre-packaged salad greens

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Four people in Wisconsin have been infected with Salmonella linked to pre-packaged salad greens, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Current public health data indicates the salad greens produced by BrightFarms, Inc. are the source of an outbreak in both Wisconsin and Illinois. The company has announced a voluntary recall of packaged salad greens which were sold in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana.

The affected products were sold by Pick 'N Save, Metro Market, Copps, Tadych's, and Walmart locations in Wisconsin.

DHS advises consumers check their refrigerators for any leftover product and throw it away. Produce drawers and refrigerator surfaces should also be cleaned thoroughly after throwing out the product.

BrightFarms products associated with the voluntary recall include:

  • 50/50 Spring & Spinach
  • Butter Crisp™
  • Harvest Crunch®
  • Lakeside Crunch
  • Mighty Romaine™
  • Nutrigreens™
  • Spring Crunch
  • Spring Mix
  • Sunny Crunch®

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