Dole Salad Outbreak Worsens in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued an update to the Listeria outbreak associated with prepackaged Dole salads. There are now 11 people sickened by Listeria in Canada. Five provinces have been affected by this outbreak, including Ontario with 7 cases, Newfoundland and Labrador with 1 case, New Brunswick with 1 case, Prince Edward… Read more »

Dole Salads Sickens 7 in Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported that prepackaged Dole salads have been linked to an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes. The outbreak has sickened 7 people across five provinces. One death has been reported. Provinces affected by the outbreak include Ontario with 3 cases, Quebec with 1 case, Newfoundland and Labrador with 1 case,… Read more »

Dole Issues Recall for Packaged Salads

On January 22, 2016, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc issued a recall for all packaged salads processed at its Springfield, Ohio facility after the products were linked to a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak. A variety of brands are affected by the recall, including Dole, Fresh Selections, Simple Truth, Marketside, The Little Salad Bar, and President’s Choice. Products… Read more »

Dole Salads Linked to Listeria Outbreak

  The CDC announced on January 21 that they were investigating an outbreak of Listeriosis cases associated with Dole salads. Local health officials have been working with the CDC since September 2015 after there was a spike in the number of Listeriosis cases. The outbreak was only linked to Dole after laboratory testing earlier this… Read more »

Dole Suspends Production at Ohio Facility

Dole has announced that they will be temporarily suspending production at their Springfield, Ohio facility after it was connected to an ongoing Listeria monocytogenes outbreak. Routine testing done by the Ohio Department of Agriculture revealed that samples taken from Dole brand Field Greens tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. The strain of Listeria found in the… Read more »