Food Recall Warning: Dole Brand Italian Blend Salad Recalled Due to Listeria

Food Recall Warning: Dole Brand Italian Blend Salad Recalled Due to Listeria 
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/13/14 --  
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Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling Dole brand Italian Blend
salad from the marketplace due to possible Listeria contamination.
Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below. 
The following product is known to have been distributed in Ontario,
Quebec and New Brunswick and may have been also been distributed in
other provinces. 
Recalled product  

Brand     Product               Size            UPC             Codes       
Dole      Italian Blend Salad   10 oz. (283 g)  0 71430 00819 5 Best Before:

What you should do 
Check to see if you have recalled product in your home. Recalled
product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell
spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting,
nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck
stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened
immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant
women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can
lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even
stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die. 
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This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation,
which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk
products are recalled the CFIA will notify the public through updated
Food Recall Warnings. 
The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from
the marketplace. 
There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption
of this product. 
More information 
- Dole Food Company : 800-356-3111 (open 8:00 am to 3:00pm (PDT)
- CFIA: 
Media enquiries
CFIA: 613-773-6600
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