By: Candess Zona Mendola of MakeFoodSafe

The FDA announced its investigation into a listeria outbreak linked to Fresh Express salads. So far, ten people in 8 states have been linked to the outbreak.


The FDA confirms a positive sample of Fresh Express Sweet Hearts salad mix has been reported to match the outbreak strain. Fresh Express has also voluntarily recalled products and consumers are advised not to eat, sell or serve any recalled products. A list of the recalled products can be found here.

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In the meantime, Fresh Express voluntarily ceased production at their Streamwood, Illinois facility.