Heads up: there's a national recall right now for several kinds of baby carrot products because they may have been contaminated with salmonella.

If you regularly buy bagged baby carrots, you'll want to check your fridge.

Here's what you need to know about the recall:


Grimmway Farms is voluntarily recalling six carrot products sold under four brand names, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recall site.

The recalled products are:

  • Bunny Luv Organic Cut and Peeled Baby Carrots, 1 lb bag
  • Bunny Luv Organic Premium Petite Carrots, 3 lb bag
  • Cal-Organic Organic Petite Carrots, 12 oz bag
  • Grimmway Farms Shredded Carrots, 10 oz bag
  • O Organics Organic Peeled Baby-Cut Carrots, 1 lb bag
  • O Organics Baby Rainbow Carrots, 12 oz bag

They all have best-if-used-by dates between August 9, 2021, and August 20, 2021.

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The company is also recalling some shredded carrot and carrot chunk products, but those were only sold to food manufacturers and food service distributors.

If you've purchased any of the products listed above, the company is urging you to throw them out immediately. If you have any questions, you can contact Grimmway Farms at 1-800-301-3101, M-F, 8am—8pm ET, or visit www.grimmway.com.

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Officials say so far, there have been no reports of illnesses linked to the carrots—but they're going ahead with the recall to be safe.

What is Salmonella?

Salmonella is a bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract, according to the Mayo Clinic. The most common way people contract it is through contaminated food or water.

The incubation period for salmonella ranges from several hours to two days. Possible symptoms include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Blood in the stool

If you have any concerns, contact a trusted medical professional right away.