Dole recalls baby spinach that could be tainted with salmonella

Marco Green
August 13, 2019

Specifically, the company is calling back its 6-ounce bag of Dole Baby Spinach, Lot code W20308A (UPC code 0-71430-00964-2), and 10-ounce Dole Baby Spinach clamshell, Lot code W203010 (UPC code 0-71430-00016-8), both with use-by dates of 08-05-2019.

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.is voluntarily recalling baby spinach that could be contaminated with salmonella.

The spinach being recalled has a use-by-date of August 5 and was distributed in 10 states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

The precautionary recall was issued after a sample of baby spinach tested positive for Salmonella in a random sample test conducted by the Department of Agriculture in MI.

The affected products were distributed in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. Symptoms include fever, chills, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

They were sold in several states, including OH, however, the product is expired and would no longer be on store shelves.

The lot codes and use-by dates are on the upper-right corners of the bags and the top labels of the clamshells. Only the specific Baby Spinach products listed, with the exact Lot codes, UPC codes and Use-by dates identified above, are included in the recall.

Dole is recalling cases of baby spinach that have expired over risk of Salmonella. Retailers and consumers with questions can contact Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc.at-800-356-3111.

Most people who become ill from a Salmonella infection will recover fully after a few days.

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