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Dole Recalls Bagged Salad for Salmonella Risk

iStockphotoThinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Dole is recalling 756 cases of Seven Lettuces bagged salad across 15 states after a sample came back positive for salmonella in a random test.

The bags were distributed in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Products affected by the recall bear a use-by date of April 11, 2012.

No illnesses have been reported and the company says if you have a recalled bag of salad, throw it out.

For more on the recall, click here.

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Taylor Farms Issues Salad Recall; Suspects Salmonella

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(SALINAS, Calif.) -- Another company is recalling more produce.

As scores of Americans have died after consuming cantaloupes contaminated with listeria, now Taylor Farms in central California has issued a voluntary recall for over 3,000 cases of bagged salad blends that may be contaminated with salmonella. 

Taylor Farms says no one has reported any illness from the bagged salad, which has been sold in 14 states under the brand names Fresh Selection, HEB, Marketside and Taylor Farms. The recalled salad is packaged with sold by dates of mid-October.

Salmonella "can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems," the company cautioned in a statement distributed by the FDA. "Healthy people may experience fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody), and abdominal pain."

Taylor Farms warns customers who have purchased the recalled product not to consume it and dispose of it immediately. If anyone suspects they are ill from consumption of the recalled salad blends, they should contact a health care provider.

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Dole Recalls Packaged Salads for Possible Listeria Contamination

FDA(WASHINGTON) -- Dole has issued a voluntary recall for nearly 3,000 cases of its Italian Blend salad and more than 400 cases of Kroger Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend salads after at least one sample tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

The products were distributed in twelve states -- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin -- and three Canadian provinces.

The Dole-branded products carry a use-by date of June 19, 2011, UPC code 7143000819, and product codes 0049A157201A, 0049A157201B, 0049A157202A, 0049A157202B, 0686A157202A and 0686A157202B.

The recalled Kroger products carry a use-by date of June 19, 2011, UPC code 1111091045 and produce codes A157201A and A157201B.

Symptoms of Listeria monocytogenes could include fever, muscle aches, nausea, diarrhea, headache, stiff neck and confusion.

The company said no illnesses have been reported in association with the recall.

Dole recommends that consumers discard any possibly contaminated product.

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