Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. is recalling an undisclosed amount of baby spinach packaged salad because Canadian officials found Listeria monocytogenes contamination in a sample.

The company distributed the implicated fresh spinach product to New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Possibly National, Prince Edward Island. The recall notice did not include names of retailers…

Baby-spinach_406x250The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning consumers not to eat a specific lot of organicgirl brand baby spinach after CDPH-conducted tests found unacceptable levels of cadmium. Recent chemical analysis of this specific lot code of baby spinach determined that the product contained 1.90 parts per million of cadmium, which is more than…

While the rinse used on spinach may be effective at cleaning dirt and debris from the leaves, it’s not necessarily effective at killing pathogens, thanks to the topography of the spinach leaves. Researchers at the University of California-Riverside tested different wash conditions on spinach contaminated with E. coli and measured the rates at which the…

Schnuck Markets Inc. of St. Louis, MO, is recalling the Chef’s Express California Pasta Salad sold in its Deli/Chef’s Express departments from April 2-14, 2015, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed to 99 Schnucks stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Chef's Express labelThe product would have been…

Over the past two weeks, foods sold at a number of major retailers, including Target, Costco and Wegmans, have been recalled for containing spinach at risk of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. While health authorities have not been able to trace back the contaminated spinach to a specific farm, all of the food products used…

Twin City Foods Inc. of Stanwood, WA, is recalling the following products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes: Cadia frozen spinach labelCadia Organic Cut Spinach, 16 oz. frozen packages UPC 15369 01165 Package code: 23424 Product distributed only in California Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach, 16 oz. frozen packages UPC 41250 02362 Package code:…

Three brands of bagged spinach — Frisco’s, Queen Victoria and Metro — have been recalled by Ippolito Fruit and Produce Ltd. because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. These products were distributed in Ontario and Quebec, and possibly other provinces. The identifying information for the packages is as follows:

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