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Thorntons' Salad Recall Due To Possible Salmonella

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Thorntons Inc. is recalling Garden and Chef Salads because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The salads were made by Greencore USA, and were sold at stores in Nashville and other states. It comes in a black bowl with a clear lid and is marked with expiration dates for Friday, September 30; Saturday, October 2, 2011; and Monday, October 3, 2011.

The garden salad comes in a 6 oz container and the chef salad comes in a 5.6 oz container.

The potential for contamination was noted when a lot of grape tomatoes revealed the presence of Salmonella. Salads produced for Thorntons contain grape tomatoes from the same lot.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Salmonella can be deadly.

Symptoms may also include fever, diarrhea, or nausea.

Consumers who have purchased a garden salad or chef salad with an expiration date that matches those listed above are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-473-0017.

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