Prepared Salads Recalled For Possible Contamination

More than 300,000 pounds of prepared salad made by a Boston company have been recalled by federal inspectors for possible listeria contamination.

The recalls of salads prepared by Boston Salads & Prepared Foods were announced by federal inspectors and the company Friday.

About 223,000 pounds of chicken salad products being recalled were made between Aug. 23 and Oct. 14 for sale in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

A company spokesman said about 80,000 pounds of other salads, including seafood and shrimp, seafood, shrimp, tuna and potato, were made for sale by early November in every New England state except New Hampshire.

The salads carry the brand names Boston Salads; Dietz & Watson; Market Source; Price Chopper; Northern Haserot; Costa Fresh Fruit Ideas and Rachael's Gourmet.

No illnesses have been reported due to consumption of the salads.

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