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Listeria outbreak causing illness and deaths

Many people are sick and even some have died.

Listeria recall sign

These pre packaged salads have already been sold and are contaminated with Listeria.

This outbreak has caused several to be sick and few have even died.


RECALL: Multiple grocery store items recalled

Listeria infected Salads

This outbreak is in Dole pre packaged salads.

The following are the affected salads

  • Mixed Greens
  • Garden Salads
  • Caesar Kits
  • Almost every salads in bag or clamshells are included on this list as well

You can tell if you have purchased an affected package.

Locate the code in the upper right hand corner of the package.

Affected products codes will start with B, N, W, or Y.

With a Best if used by date being from 30 November 2021 through 9 January 2022.

Another of prepackaged salads has also been contaminated.

Fresh Express is also being recalled due to Listeria.
The following are the affected salads

  • Bowl& Basket
  • Giant Eagle
  • Marketside
  • O Organics
  • Little Salad Bar
  • Wellsley Farms Organic
  • Signature Farms
  • Weis Fresh from the Field
  • Simple Nature

This recall includes all Use-By Dates with codes Z324 through Z350.

If you have purchased any of the products listed above discard them.
Or return them to where you purchased them from.


RECALL: Frozen items may have milk or Listeria

Dangers of Listeria

This out breaks has caused at least 50 people to be sick.

And has even killed at least 3 people.

It’s important to take food recalls serious for your safety.

Listeria is a bacteria that can cause a serious infection.

These are symptoms of Listeria

  • Stiffness
  • Diarrhea
  • Severe Headache
  • Abdominal Pain
  • High Fever
  • Nausea

For people with weakened immune systems, the elderly or small children this infection can be deadly.

It should also be taken serious in cases of pregnant women which can cause miscarriages and stillbirths.

 

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