Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of American Blend salad in 12 ounce bags because of a possible risk of Listeria. Impacted bags have the code A275208A or B, with USE-BY DATE of October 17 and UPC 7143000933. No injuries have been reported.
When cases of food recalls or potential foodborne illness make the news, it makes us think: What are consumers to do when so many of the foods that they enjoy and commonly eat can potentially make them sick?
Many of these foods are also quite healthful---fruits and vegetables are loaded with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other beneficial substances; fish provides lean protein, and tuna is rich in healthful omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and other vital nutrients; eggs are a great source of complete protein; and low fat dairy products provide tons of calcium.
Robbing your diet of these foods can make meals less satisfying and may rob you ofRead More »from 4 Steps to Lower Your Risk of Getting Sick from Food