E. coli: Romaine voluntarily recalled about a possible risk of E. Coli, according to the FDA


The US Food and Drug Administration announced on Saturday that Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has voluntarily recalled the product.

Dole is coordinating with regulators, and no illnesses have been reported in connection with the recall.

The affected products were distributed in Arizona, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota and Virginia, and were harvested and packaged there almost four weeks. should no longer be on store shelves.

“The recalled products are Dole Organic Romaine Hearts 3pk (UPC 0-71430-90061-1), combined English / French packaging, with Harvested-On dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20, and Wild Harvest Organic Romaine Hearts (UPC 7-11535-50201-2), with harvest dates of 10-23-20 and 10-26-20, ”the press release said.

The recall is due to an isolated case in which a three-pack of Dole Organic Romaine Hearts tested positive for E. coli in a routine sample taken from a retail store by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Michigan.

E. coli can cause stomach cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting. Some infections are mild, but others can be life threatening.

The Food Safety and Food Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Department of Agriculture recently issued public health alerts regarding chicken and beef samosas, chicken and pork tamales, broth of beef and spaghetti and meatballs.


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