Romaine Lettuce Recall In Effect Locally

 UPDATED 12:57 AM HST Nov 18, 2011

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. is recalling 5,379 cases of bagged salad products containing Romaine lettuce because they may be contaminated with E. coli, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

E. coli is an organism that may cause diarrheal illness.

The recalled salads were shipped to Safeway stores in Hawaii and have been removed from retail shelves.

Consumers are advised to check their refrigerators for the product and return it to the store or throw it away.

For more information, follow this link to the FDA website.

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