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June 6, 2007 — /FDA Digest/ — Springfield, OR — Toby’s Family Foods is recalling Toby’s Lite Sour Creme and Toby’s Toasted Sesame Dressing because the products may be contaminated with salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
Toby’s Lite Sour Creme and Toby’s Toasted Sesame Dressing were distributed primarily in Oregon, as well as Washington and California, through natural food and specialty retailers. The products include:
– 8 oz. plastic containers of Toby’s Lite Sour Cr