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October 5, 2001

Dole Fresh Vegetables Recalls Dole Classic Cole Slaw

Yuma, AZ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is recalling Dole Classic Cole Slaw; 1 pound bag.

This is the first public notice of this Class I recall issued by the FDA.

RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT AND CODE:
F-584-1, Dole Classic Cole Slaw; 1 pound bag,

Codes:
Best if used by date: "02 05 01"

REASON:
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets determined that the product was contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium.

MANUFACTURER/RECALLING FIRM:
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Yuma, AZ

RECALLED BY:
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Westlake Village, CA, issued two press releases on 2/2/2001, one tailored for and at the request of New York State Department of Agriculture, and another covering the full distribution spectrum. Follow-up telephone and fax notice was made to consignees for food service customers and later for retail customers.

FIRM INITIATED RECALL:
Complete

DISTRIBUTION:
Nationwide

QUANTITY:
65,466 one lb retail bags
.

 
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