Dole brand Spinach Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Dole brand Spinach Recall [US]Dole Fresh Vegetables recalls some Dole brand Spinach due to undeclared walnuts, a known allergen. FDA: http://ht.ly/ASlfz 

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm412156.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Spinach is subject to this recall:

  • Dole Baby Spinach, 6 ounce bag
    • Bag code: B2311020; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC 071430009642
    • Bag code: B2311021; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC 071430009642
    • Bag code: B2311022; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC 071430009642
    • Bag code: B2311023; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC 071430009642
  • Dole Spinach, 8 ounce bag
    • Bag code: B2311020; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765
    • Bag code: B2311021; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765
    • Bag code: B2311022; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765
    • Bag code: B2311023; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765
    • Bag code: B2311024; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765
    • Bag code: B2311025; best-by date: 9/4/2014; UPC: 071430009765

Please consult the photograph above for details of this food product’s packaging and retail presentation. There are additional photographs on the FDA Web site, accessible using the links above.

According to the FDA, this recall is due to possible contamination of these products by walnuts. The Walnuts fell from a tree into Spinach bins being delivered from a field and were discovered at the plant.

No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported. However, people who have an allergy to tree nuts may have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products or products containing Walnuts.

This recall is for Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico and only for Dole Baby Spinach 6-ounce bags and Dole Spinach 8-ounce bags with the specific bag codes and best-by dates listed above. The bag code and best-by date are on the top right-hand corner of the front of the bag.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled Spinach should not consume the food within but should call the Dole Consumer Center toll-free at 1-800-356-3111 from 8 AM to 3 PM Pacific Time, Monday through Friday for a refund.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Walnuts and other Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

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