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A supplier of grape tomatoes for Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. has recalled the product for possible salmonella contamination, the government said late on Monday.
Products using the recalled tomatoes were sold in Albertsons, Raley's, Safeway, Savemart, Sam's Club and Walmart stores in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Idaho, Montana, Colorado, South Dakota,Wyoming, Nebraska, Utah, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration.
The recalled tomatoes were used in a variety of products from prepared and packaged salads, to products sold at the stores' deli counters. The products have sell-by dates between April 27 and May 9.
Young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk for the possible fatal effects of Salmonella, the USDA said. Even healthy people may experience fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
Consumers can return the products for a full refund.