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HEALTH Alerts Rhode Islanders to Recall of Dole Fresh Vegetables Bagged Salads

Providence: The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has learned of a voluntary recall of bagged salads due to possible health risks, and advises people not to consume any of the recalled products from Dole Fresh Vegetables, which include:

Dole Italian Blend (UPC 7143000819), Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend (UPC 1111091045), Little Salad Bar Italian Salad (UPC 4149811014), Marketside Italian Style Salad (UPC 8113102780) coded A058201A or B, with use-by date of March 12, 2014.

Although the products were not sold in Rhode Island, they were sold in neighboring states and may be in Rhode Island homes. The products were recalled due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, which can cause illness, especially in pregnant women, adults with weakened immune systems, and may cause fetal death.

No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall.

The voluntary recall from Dole Fresh Vegetables can be found at: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm389296.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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Department or agency: Department of Health

Online: http://www.health.ri.gov

Release date: 03-14-2014

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