Oregon ag department issues strawberry recall notices

08/12/2011 07:45:00 PM
Vicky Boyd

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has issued a news release on behalf of two firms involved in the strawberry/E. coli outbreak.

Ron Spada Farms of Portland is recalling about 4,800 flats of strawberries sold between June 1 and Aug. 1 because the may be contained with E. coli O157:H7, according to the release.

In addition, Growers Outlet of Portland is recalling fresh strawberries for the same reason.

Both operations purchased the berries from Jaquith Strawberry Farm of Washington County, Ore., which has been identified as the source of the infection.

Read more about the outbreak, including all of the locations where the berries were sold, at the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

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