April 14, 2012 – Dole Fresh Vegetables is now recalling 756 cases of its Seven Lettuces salad because it may be contaminated with salmonella. This recall is being issued in response to an incident in which a sample of Seven Lettuces salad tested positive for salmonella in a random sample test conducted by the State of New York. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain.
Dole Salad Recall Update 6/29/12: Dole Fresh Vegetables is now recalling nearly 2,600 cases of bagged salad because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a potentially deadly foodborne pathogen. The lettuce in question was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Click here to learn more.
Free Dole Seven Lettuces Salad Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with salmonella food poisoning after consuming Dole Seven Lettuces salad included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against Dole and we can help.
What’s the problem?
The products affected by this salmonella food poisoning recall include:
- DOLE® Seven Lettuces salad – Use-by Date of April 11, 2012 – UPC code 71430 01057 – Product Codes 0577N089112A and 0577N089112B
The Product Code and Use-By Date are in the upper right-hand corner of the package, and the UPC code can be located on the back of the package blow the barcode. The salads being recalled were distributed to the following states: Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
Consumers in possession of any salad products included in this recall should discard them immediately or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Individuals concerned about a salmonella food poisoning illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately. To date, there have been no illnesses reported in connection with this recall.
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Salmonella is a common foodborne pathogen that has the potential to cause serious and sometimes life-threatening illnesses in young children, the elderly, and those with otherwise compromised immune systems. Signs and symptoms of salmonella food poisoning typically include:
- diarrhea (which may be bloody)
- abdominal pain
In rare cases, salmonella bacteria can get into the bloodstream and produce extremely serious illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.
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The Food Poisoning Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Dole Seven Lettuces salad recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new salmonella food poisoning cases in all 50 states.
Free Dole Seven Lettuces Salad Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one was diagnosed with salmonella food poisoning after consuming Dole Seven Lettuces salad included in this recall, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a salmonella food poisoning suit and we can help.