Congress passed the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in 1938 in reaction to growing public safety demands.  The primary goal of the Act was to protect the health and safety of the public by preventing deleterious, adulterated or misbranded articles from entering interstate commerce.  Under section 402(a)(4) of
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Could Dole and Fresh Express face criminal charges for Listeria outbreaks?

Dole Fresh Vegetables announced the recall of all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads processed at its Bessemer City, NC, and Yuma, AZ, processing facilities because of a link to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

Affected brands include Kroger, Walmart and Lidl, among others.

In addition to
Continue Reading Dole recalls salads from 2 dozen states because of link to Listeria outbreak

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling garden salads because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. 

This recall is being issued because of a sample of garden salad which yielded a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test conducted by the Department of Agriculture in Georgia, according to the
Continue Reading Dole recalls bagged salads from 10 states because of positive listeria test

Product distributed in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island, Quebec. Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc., is recalling various pre-packaged chopped salads, salad blends and kits, and leafy green products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors,
Continue Reading Dole Recalls Lettuce from Canada

Dole Fresh Vegetables of Monterey, CA, is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of bagged spinach due to a possible health risk from Salmonella contamination. The product being recalled is Dole Spinach coded A27409B & A27409A, with an Enjoy By date of October 15 and UPC 7143000976. Dole bagged spinachThis precautionary
Continue Reading Dole Recalls Some Bagged Spinach for Possible Salmonella Contamination