October 5, 2001Dole 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
recall issued by the FDA.
RECALL NUMBER, PRODUCT
F-584-1, Dole Classic Cole Slaw; 1 pound bag,
Best if used by date: "02 05 01"
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets determined that the
product was contaminated with Salmonella typhimurium.
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Yuma, AZ
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:
65,466 one lb retail bags.