October 13, 2015: Salmonella Concerns Cause Dole Spinach Recall

Dole Spinach Recall News

Dole Fresh Vegetables has recalled cases of Dole Spinach Salad after samples of the product tested positive for Salmonella. The Salmonella was detected by the Laboratory Division of the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development in standard random testing.

Information on Salmonella Food Poisoning

Salmonella is a bacterium capable of causing a serious and sometimes life-threatening infection known as salmonellosis. One of the most common foodborne illnesses, it can occur when food contaminated by Salmonella is consumed.

According to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there are an estimated 1.2 million cases in the U.S. each year, with approximately 400 of those cases resulting in death. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to suffer severe illness or Salmonella Complications.

Salmonella Symptoms

Symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning (salmonellosis) may include diarrhea (sometimes bloody), abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain. Symptoms usually appear within 6 to 72 hours after eating a Salmonella contaminated food.

For more information on Salmonella visit our About Salmonella page.

SALMONELLA LAWSUITS AND FOOD POISONING LAWSUIT HELP

The Weinberg Law Firm is currently assisting victims of food poisoning outbreaks seek legal compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one was sickened after consuming a Salmonella contaminated product and you have a question regarding you legal rights, please call our law firm toll free at 1-877-934-6274 for a free food poisoning lawsuit evaluation or visit our Salmonella Lawsuit and Food Poisoning Lawsuit Help page.

Spinach Recall Information

The affected products are coded A27409B & A27409A, with an Enjoy By date of October 15 and UPC 7143000976. These product codes and Enjoy By dates can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the package. The UPC code is below the barcode, on the back of the package. The affected salad products were sold in Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee,and Wisconsin.

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The information contained on this page has been gathered from the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration and other sources in the public domain.

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