CDC: Listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads kills 2, sickens 17 others

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is investigating a listeria outbreak linked to packaged salad products produced by Dole. 

According to the CDC, the outbreak is responsible for 17 illnesses, 13 hospitalizations, and two deaths. 

The outbreak has impacted people in 13 states, including Wisconsin. 

The salads were sold under multiple brands: 

  • Ahold
  • Dole
  • HEB
  • Kroger
  • Lidl
  • Little Salad Bar
  • Marketside
  • Naturally Better
  • Nature’s Promise
  • President’s Choice
  • Simply Nature

The CDC says the salads have a "best if used by" dates from Nov. 30, 2021 through Jan. 9, 2022. The product code lot begins with the letter “B,” “N,” “W,” or “Y” in the upper right-hand corner of the package.

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