Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of baby spinach.
The products being recalled are 6 oz Dole Baby Spinach bag, Lot code W20308A (UPC code 0-71430-00964-2), and 10 oz Dole Baby Spinach clamshell, Lot code W203010 (UPC code 0-71430-00016-8), both with Use-by dates of 08-05-2019, due to a possible health risk from Salmonella.
Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials. No illnesses have been reported in association with the recall, but a positive result for salmonella was recorded in random sample test conducted by the Department of Agriculture in Michigan
The impacted products were distributed in Ohio as well as in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin. However, officials point out that this product is expired and should no longer be on retail shelves.
Salmonella is an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Symptoms of infection may include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
Consumers who have any remaining product with these Lot codes, UPC codes and Use-by dates should not consume it, but rather discard it. Retailers and consumers with questions may call the Dole Consumer Center at 1-800-356-3111, which is open 24 hours a day.