An outbreak of Listeria in the United States and Canada has caught the attention of The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, as they issued a recall notice on salads produced by Dole.
The CFIA is awaiting lab results to confirm the bacteria indeed is the source of one death in Michigan and cause of illness in 12 others.
The recall includes products distributed in five provinces including Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec.
Affected products can bee seen in the recall notice issued by Canada’s Health watchdog.
Products manufactured at the Dole facility in Springfield, Ohio are in question. The recalled products can be identified with a product code beginning with the letter ‘A’ in the top right-hand corner of the packaging.
Listeria is a bacteria that can be deadly and often has great affects on pregnant women, newborns, adults with weakened immune systems, and the elderly.