On Saturday, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency warned consumers not to eat baby carrots produced by the Los Angeles Salad Company because the baby carrots had been identified as the source of a Shigella outbreak. According to the CFIA warning:
The affected product, Los Angeles Salad Company Genuine Sweet Baby Carrots, is labelled as product of Mexico and imported by Los Angeles Salad Company. It is sold in 672 g/1.5 lb plastic bags bearing ITM 50325, UPC 8 31129 00137 7 and Sell By dates up to and including 8 /13 /07.
This product was sold in Costco stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland.
There have been four reported illnesses associated with the consumption of this product.