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Dole Fresh Vegetables Recalls Certain Salads

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Dole Fresh Vegetables has issued a voluntary recall of certain cases of DOLE Seven Lettuces salad due to a possible Salmonella contamination.

The recalled lettuces have a Use-by Date of April 11, 2012, UPC code 71430 01057 and Product Codes 0577N089112A and 0577N089112B. No illnesses have been reported in conjunction with this recall, to this date.

Please note, no other Dole salads are affected by this recall. Only the specific product codes and UPC codes listed above are included.

The FDA warns consumers to not consume these products and to discard them. Questions should be directed to Dole Food Company Consumer Response Center at (800) 356-3111.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause foodborne illness in a person who eats a food item contaminated with it. Most persons infected with Salmonella develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most persons recover without treatment.