Dole Recalls Bagged Spinach For Salmonella Contamination

Dole is recalling a few cases of spinach salad bags for possible salmonella contamination.

The company released a statement on October 13, saying that bags of Dole Spinach with the codes A27409B and A27409A are being recalled. These spinach salads have Enjoy By dates of October 15, 2015. No illnesses have been reported yet.

The Dole Spinach salads were delivered to 13 states — Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

The recall does not affect baby spinach or any other Dole bagged salads. Customers who have purchased any of the affected bags are asked to not eat it and should throw it out.

Representatives from the Dole Fresh Vegetables customer service are currently in the process of removing the recalled products from stores and are contacting retailers to alert them.

Salmonella is a foodborne illness that causes people to develop symptoms of diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, or vomiting.