Fresh Express recalled its Organic Marketside Spring Mix from Walmart
stores in the Southeastern United States Saturday because a dead bat
was found in a packaged salad in Florida.
As the U.S. Food &
Drug Administration’s recall chart notes, if there’s the possibility of
bat body parts, there’s a “minimal risk of rabies contamination.”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s working with the
FDA and the Florida Department of Health to investigate the situation.
Fresh Express’ recall notice tiptoes around the bat issue — “Fresh
Express was notified that extraneous animal matter was allegedly found
in a single container of the salad” — the CDC had this to say on its website: