Farming in Santa Marie, Calif., is recalling cauliflower that was sold to wholesalers in 10 states, including North Carolina, because it may be contaminated with E. coli.
It says the recall was triggered by one in the USA, which resulted from an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Officials believe filtered and treated water from the reservoir may have come in contact with the produce after it was harvested, but said none of the water has tested positive for E. coli. Farming, Inc. said. None of the filtered and treated water has tested positive for E. coli, the company said.
According to a warning released by the CFIA, certain products from Adam Bros. Most people recover within a week, but some illnesses can last longer and be more severe. HUS is most likely to occur in young children and the elderly.
While there have been no reported illnesses so far, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking distributors to remove the recalled products from the marketplace. "The condition can lead to serious kidney damage and even death".
A previous version of this story mistakenly said that Health Canada issued the recall.
The affected products were sold from December 3 through the 14.
A man who answered the phone at Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria California have been recalled.
The red or green leaf lettuce that was recalled was not distributed to retailers in Arizona. The products could be found in the green cases in the produce departments of Giant Eagle and Market District locations.
Green Leaf Lettuce - Adam Bros.