Salad kits being recalled due to Listeria

Dole Garden Salad (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

The Dole Canada Company has issued a recall for 13 different salad kits due to possible Listeria contamination.

The Dole and President’s Choice brand salads all have best before dates of January 8 or January 9 and have been sold nationally.

The recalled products include the following:

• Dole – Garden Salad 340g

• Dole – Very Veggie 283g

• Dole – Greener Selection 312g

• Dole – American Blend 340g

• Dole – Asian Island Crunch Supreme Kit 368g

• Dole – Southwest Salad Supreme Kit 369g

• Dole – Chop Chop Kit Peppercorn Ranch 257g

• Dole – Chop Chop Kit Teriyaki Pineapple 276g

• President’s Choice – Garden Salad 340g

• President’s Choice – Mixed Greens 340g

• President’s Choice – Ranch Salad Kit 347g

• President’s Choice – Sesame Ginger Kit 369g

• President’s Choice – Southwest Salad Kit 369g

Listeria can cause a variety of symptoms including vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. In severe cases, it can cause death.

Currently, no illnesses have been reported.