Notable food recalls

Published On: Sep 12 2012 09:00:51 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 24 2014 06:55:11 AM PDT

A North Carolina producer of peppers and hot sauces is voluntarily recalling 6,215 pounds of fresh serrano chili peppers because some tested positive for salmonella. Here are other notable food recalls that made headlines.

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Spinach -- Fall 2006 An outbreak of food-borne illnesses caused by E. coli bacteria was initially announced in September 2006 as the FDA called for bagged spinach to be removed from shelves. Another outbreak a few months later, initially blamed on onions at Taco Bell and Taco John’s restaurants, was traced to prepackaged iceberg lettuce.

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