Another person has been added to the patient toll in a a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections traced to Dole packaged salads.

There are now 17 people who have been confirmed with the outbreak
Continue Reading Listeria outbreak traced to Dole salads continues with another patient discovered

Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling all Dole-branded and private label packaged salads described below processed at its Springfield, OH, and Soledad, CA, production facilities containing iceberg lettuce, because of a possible health risk from
Continue Reading Dole, Marketside, President’s Choice, Kroger, other brands of salads recalled for Listeria risk

– Opinion –

I suppose it should not be a surprise. Outbreaks associated with lettuce, specifically the “pre-washed” and “ready-to-eat” varieties, are by no means a new phenomenon. In fact, the frequency with which this
Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: 53 sick, 30 hospitalized, 4 with kidney failure and 3 dead