A recall has been issued for the Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kit for possible E. coli contamination.


The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were recalled after an investigation into a foodborne illness outbreak and the investigation could lead to the recall of other products.

The recall impacts all packages with a best before dates up to an including December 7th and a lot code beginning with “Z”, and indicating “Salinas” as a source of Romaine lettuce.

At least one person in Quebec has become ill in relation to the E. coli outbreak.

The salad kits were sold in P.E.I., New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia , Ontario, and Quebec. The products are not likely to be available in stores, but may still be in consumers’ homes.

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