Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Recalls Organic Romaine Hearts due to Potential Health Risk

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. recalled a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts due to potential contamination of E-Coli, a deadly bacteria that grows in soil and large intestines of many mammals, including humans.

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.  recalled a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts due to potential contamination of E-Coli, a deadly bacteria that grows in soil and large intestines of many mammals, including humans.

According to Food and Drug Administration (FDA), common signs and symptoms of a person infected with E-Coli include diarrhea, which may range from mild and watery to severe and bloody; abdominal cramping, pain or tenderness; and in some cases, nausea and vomiting as well.

The affected product was recalled after they discovered the bacteria during routine FDA testing. 

The FDA urges customers who have purchased these products to not consume them. They have advised that the contaminated products should be thrown away or returned to the point-of-sale. 

There have been no reported illnesses due to the consumption of the contaminated products to date.


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