Dole recalls salads over possible listeria contamination

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(Source: Dole Foods) (Source: Dole Foods)

Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling some of its Dole American Blend salads because of a threat of listeria monocytogenes.

The salads are in 12-ounce bags, coded A275208A or B,with a UPC of 7143000933 and have a "use by" date of Oct. 17, 2012.

The company spokesperson said the salads were distributed in the following 10 states: Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause foodborne illness

No illnesses have been reported from the salad at this time.

If you have question, you can call Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center at 1-800-356-3111.

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