Fresh Express Inc. is recalling expired romaine that could be contaminated with listeria.
Salinas, Calif.-based Fresh Express, a division of Cincinnati-based Chiquita Brand International Inc., announced a voluntary recall of limited quantities of its 10-ounce Hearts of Romaine salad Aug. 26, according to a company news release.
The recalled product has a use-by date of Aug. 23 and a product code beginning with “G222.”
A random U.S. Food and Drug Administration test of Hearts of Romaine bags turned up one positive result for listeria.
No illnesses had been reported as of Aug. 26.
The recalled product may have been distributed to up to 19 Southern, Midwestern and Eastern states.