Dole Recalls Italian Salad Mix Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

Dole Recalls Italian Salad Mix Due To Possible Listeria Contamination

Bagged salads are a super convenient way to get more vegetables into your mouth, but if you buy them, it’s time to check your fridge. Listeria monocytogenes is a nasty pathogen that can have serious consequences for vulnerable humans, and was found in salads marketed under the names Dole Italian Blend, Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend, Little Salad Bar Italian Salad, and Marketside Italian Style Salad. [More]

Dole Recalls More "Italian Blend" Bagged Salads Because Listeria Is Not Terribly Appetizing

Dole Recalls More "Italian Blend" Bagged Salads Because Listeria Is Not Terribly Appetizing

If you bought some Dole Italian Blend bagged salad recently in any of the following states — Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Mississippi and Virginia — you should probably take a look at this story to make sure you don’t have a salad that could possibly be contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes. [More]

Dole Recalls Some Bag Salads Because Listeria Isn't Part Of The "Italian Blend"

Dole Recalls Some Bag Salads Because Listeria Isn't Part Of The "Italian Blend"

The folks at Dole have announced a recall of certain batches of its Italian Blend bag salads — including those it makes under the Kroger Fresh Selections Italian Style Blend name for the Kroger grocery store chain — over concern of possible Listeria contamination. [More]

Japan, Crazy For Bananas, Gets Crazy Bananaman Commercials

Japan, Crazy For Bananas, Gets Crazy Bananaman Commercials

A series of madcap ads for Dole bananas airing in Japan shows a Banana Man who grows CGI bananas out his head and hands and can shoot them at banana-loving bystanders. Why, oh why? The explanation, and more video, inside…

Dole "Hearts Delight" Bagged Lettuce Recalled For E. Coli

Dole "Hearts Delight" Bagged Lettuce Recalled For E. Coli

Dole is recalling bagged lettuce tainted with e. coli today, so you’ll want to check your fridge lest you develop bloody diarrhea.

Recall: Salmonella In Dole Cantaloupes

Recall: Salmonella In Dole Cantaloupes

The Dole Fresh Fruit Company recalled several thousand cartons of imported cantaloupes after the fruit tested positive for salmonella. The recall, which covers the eastern United States and the Canadian province of Quebec, is the second prompted by salmonella fears this week. Dole said there had been no reports of illness as a result of the contaminated cantaloupes, which were grown in Costa Rica.

UPDATE: Popeye Gets E. Coli

UPDATE: Popeye Gets E. Coli

No one knows how a good portion of the nation’s spinach farms became a verdant, leafy forest for the bowel-liquefying E. Coli virus. But the good news is that one of the suppliers of bad spinach has been identified.