Dole Spinach Recall
Dole Fresh Vegetables announced yesterday that it is issuing a voluntary recall of a limited number of cases of its bagged spinach due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Though no illnesses have been reported at this time, an independent laboratory test by the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development; Laboratory Division yielded a positive presence of Salmonella. This recall is for Dole’s bagged spinach only.
Here are the details of the recall:
Product: Dole Bagged Spinach (Baby Spinach and Salad Blends were not affected)
Code Numbers: A27409B & A27409A
Enjoy By Date: October 15
UPC Code: 7143000976
Consumers can find identifying information in the upper right hand corner of the bag (Code and Enjoy by date) and back of the package (UPC code). The potentially-contaminated bags were distributed to retailers in the following states:
- New Jersey
- New York
Dole Fresh Vegetables is actively working to ensure that all recalled bags of spinach are removed from store shelves and warehouses and they advise anyone in possession of the recalled products to dispose of all product and not consume it.
Anyone with questions can contact the Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center at (800) 356-3111, between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm (PT) Monday – Friday. For more information about the recall or symptoms of Salmonella poisoning.