Dole Recalls Bagged Spinach Over Salmonella Concerns

635804157037254537-spinach-bagIf you recently purchased some Dole brand bagged spinach at the supermarket, it’s time to go check out the bag to see if it’s among the spinach being recalled for possible salmonella contamination.

The folks at Dole Fresh Vegetables have recalled certain bags of Dole Spinach sold in grocery stores in 13 states — Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin — after the Michigan Department of Agriculture tested a sample of the product and got a positive result for salmonella. Dole says it currently knows of no illnesses associated with the spinach.

The recalled spinach has an “Enjoy By” date of Oct. 15, and product codes of A27409B or A27409A. Both the date and the product code can be found on the upper right-hand corner of the package. They also have a UPC code of 7143000976 on the back.

Dole says no other spinach products are involved in this recall.

If you have one of the recalled spinach bags, don’t eat any of it. Dole says to discard any remaining product. Consumers with questions can call the Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center at (800) 356-3111, which is open 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (PT) Monday – Friday.

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