A brand of organic spinach that is sold in Texas has been recalled.
Organicgirl Produce is voluntarily recalling its 5 oz. organicgirl Baby Spinach due to test results indicating the presence of trace levels of the naturally-occurring element cadmium, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Because it is naturally-occurring in the earth's soil, trace levels of cadmium are found in many foods as well as in the water and air.
Consumers are asked to check their refrigerators for a five-ounce package of organicgirl Baby Spinach with a "Use-by Date" of September 13 and Product Code of B030298-001B08S.
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If found, it should be discarded. organicgirl will replace it. Consumers with questions may call the organicgirl consumer hotline at 866-486-4939, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Central Standard Time.
The recalled spinach was distributed to a total of 13 states including Arizona, California, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Utah.
No other organicgirl Baby Spinach products or other organicgirl salads are included in the recall.