Dole Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kit Recall [US]


Dole Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kit Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Dole Fresh Vegetables, a Monterey, California establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Dole Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kits from the American marketplace due to suspected mislabeling/mispackaging and consequential undeclared Tree Nuts and Wheat, both known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

FDA: http://ht.ly/7T4q30rwwZW

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/dole-fresh-vegetables-inc-voluntarily-recalling-two-lot-codes-doletm-sunflower-crunch-chopped-salad

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

  • Dole branded Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kits, sold in 10.8 ounce (306 gram) cello bags with a best-before date of 02-11-21, batch/lots of W02702A or W02702B and a UPC of 0-71430-00034-2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Salad products were known to be marketed, distributed and sold in the US states of Ohio, New York and Wisconsin although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

If you are concerned about distribution outside the United States, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

According to the FDA, this recall is due to possible undeclared Tree Nuts and Wheat in the Dole branded Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kits,

The Dressing and Topping Kits (“masterpacks”) designed for a different Dole product was unintentionally used during a portion of the production of the recalled Salads.

Please note: while these Salad products may be close to or past their use-by dates, they may be in your freezers or storage chillers. If you have purchased these products during the time period ranging from January 1, 2021 and February 12, 2021, please check your refrigerators, chillers and/or freezers to ensure these food products have not been stored for future consumption. If found, these products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase for refund.

==> For information about Tree Nuts and/or Wheat allergies, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Dole Endless Summer Salad Kits and could be allergic to their Tree Nuts and/or Wheat ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Dole branded Sunflower Crunch Chopped Salad Kits, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Salads to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat Anaphylaxis.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Dole Consumer Center toll-free at 1-800-356-3111, 24 hours a day Monday to Friday. Members of the working press/media can contact Mr. William Goldfield at 1-818-874-4853 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) or by e-mail at William.Goldfield@Dole.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Tree Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Wheat, please search for “wheat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., please search for “Dole” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 14082-2021
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