Dole recalls spinach due to Salmonella risk

A bag of Dole spinach. (Courtesy NBCnews.com)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling some cases of bagged spinach in 13 states due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The recall has been issued in Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin, according to a news release from Dole.

To check if your bagged spinach is affected, look for an Enjoy by date of Oct. 15 with codes A27409B and A27409A, and UPC 7143000976, the release said.

You can find the UPC code below the barcode, and the product code is in the upper right-hand corner.

Dole says no illnesses have been reported. According to the release, Salmonella can cause fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, including nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.

The recall had been issued after a sample of Dole Spinach came back positive for Salmonella in a random test by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Development.

If you have any questions about the recall, you can call Dole at 800.356.3111.

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