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Photo: Dayah Shaltes (Shutterstock) Technically, washing lettuce or other greens and preparing them for a salad isn’t difficult, or even particularly time-consuming—but when it’s 7 p.m. and you’re exhausted and still need to get some form of dinner on the table, bagged salad can come in handy. That is, unless it’s potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes , which can cause infections with symptoms that include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. That’s why Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall on some of its salad-in-a-bag offerings, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports . Here’s how to know if the greens in your fridge are included. Dole bagged salads included in the recall At this point, there have been no reported illnesses connected to the recalled salad, according to the FDA . In this case, the precautionary recall was issued because a single sample of garden salad yielded a positive result for Listeria monocytogenes in a random sample test conducted by the Department of Agriculture in Georgia. The impacted products were distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia, the FDA reports . Each of the four recalled products are bagged salads labeled as “garden salad,” but were sold under different brands at various retailers: 24-ounce Dole Garden Salad Lot codes: N28205A and N28205B UPC code: 0-71430-01136-2 Best if used by: 10-25-21 24-ounce Marketside Classic Salad Lot codes: N28205A and N28205B UPC code: 6-81131-32895-1 Best if […]