(CBS Detroit) — Two people have died and 17 others are sick following a listeria outbreak tied to Dole salads, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The outbreak was reported in 13 states, including Michigan.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Nearly 20 Million Lives In First Year, Study Says
According to a notice on Jan. 7 from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. voluntarily recalled the products that were packaged at its Springfield, Ohio, and Soledad, California, production facilities.
Packaged salads produced by Dole were sold under the following brands:
- Little Salad Bar
- Naturally Better
- Nature’s Promise
- President’s Choice
- Simply Nature
They include mixed greens, garden salads, Caesar kits, and many other types of salads in bags or clamshells.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
Officials say the products had a lot code beginning with “B,” “N,” “W,” or “Y” in the upper right-hand corner of the package and a “Best if used by” dates from Nov. 30, 2021, through Jan. 9, 2022.
Recalled salad items from the Springfield facility were distributed in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Recalled salad items from the Soledad facility were distributed in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
Click here to view the full list of products recalled.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
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