Popular salad mix recalled for Listeria contamination

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Courtesy: Dole

As thousands of Americans attempt to get that beach body ready for summer, a new recall may have you taking another look at that healthy salad.

Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling bags of prepackaged salad mixes because of a possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The products covered in the recall are as follows:

  • 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

The packages are coded with A058201A or B with a use-by date of March 12.

At this time, no illnesses have been reported.

The items were sold in 15 states and three Canadian provinces.

The recalled packages were sold in the following areas:

  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • New Brunswick
  • Ontario
  • Quebec

Symptoms of a Listeria infection may include fever, muscle aches and gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea and diarrhea.

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