Dole Italian Blend package (image courtesy FDA)
Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Dole Fresh Vegetables is recalling over 1,000 cases of bagged salad, sold in 8 states, including South Carolina.
The product being recalled:
10 oz. Dole Italian Blend
Use-By date of August 20
This recall is being issued due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.
The salads were distributed in eight U.S. states (Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Mississippi and Virginia).
This recall notification is being issued due to an isolated instance in which a sample of Dole Italian Blend salad yielded a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test conducted by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
Consumers who have any remaining product with this Product Code should not consume it, but rather discard it.
Retailers and consumers with questions may call:
Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center:
open 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (PT) Monday-Friday.