Having submitted its plans for final approval by the Westlake Village City Council on February 9, 1994,[22] Dole completed construction and opened its new world headquarters building in May 1999. [31], In October 2015, random testing conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development detected Salmonella bacteria in a sample of Dole's packaged spinach salad. The company issued a recall for the product, which had been distributed in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. However, by 2008 the flower business was losing money, and it was bought in January 2009 by a group of private investors. [36] On January 21, 2016, Dole suspended operations at the Springfield facility and began a recall of packaged salads produced there. Salad products include greens, salad kits, and shreds.[21]. Shake well before serving. How could executives at Dole even consider putting products onto store shelves and into American homes when they knew for close to two years that there was a major public health issue? $1.50 off (2 days ago) 10% off various cases of canned pineapple juice from concentrate by Dole when you redeem this coupon at Boxed.com Retail prices are cut on fresh fruits, juices and canned fruits by Dole from this online food delivery service. The company issued a recall for the product, which had been distributed in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island in Canada, and in Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee in the US. [39] FDA inspection reports obtained by Food Safety News using the Freedom of Information Act demonstrated that in July 2014 Dole carried out swab tests of surfaces in the Springfield plant which returned positive results for Listeria, but still did not cease production. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Dole and Chiquita remain the top two U.S. banana companies as of 2011. The suit and two others were subsequently thrown out by California courts after it was concluded that “[c]ontrary to their sworn testimony, most of the plaintiffs never worked on Dole-affiliated banana farms and none were involved in the DBCP application process,” while similar lawsuits were filed in U.S. and Nicaraguan courts. [29], In March 2014, random testing conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency detected Listeria monocytogenes in Dole's packaged "Italian Blend" salad. Dole owns a shipping line, Dole Ocean Cargo Express. 100% Pineapple Juice 4 x 250mL Cans. In 2015, the Delaware Chancery Court awarded $148 million in damages to the former shareholders, on the grounds that Murdock and chief operating officer C. Michael Carter had misled shareholders regarding the finances of the company. Add a refreshing, tropical taste to your drinks with this Del Monte pineapple juice. The company is the largest producer of fruit and vegetables in the world, operating with 74,300 full-time and seasonal employees who are responsible for over 300 products in 90 countries. About 130 Myanmar migrants who took annual leaves were prevented from returning to work and got fired instead. Frozen Pineapple Martini . [34] The victim from Michigan died as a result of the infection. Ingredients: Pineapple Juice from Concentrate (Water, Pineapple Juice Concentrate), Orange Juice from Concentrate (Water, Orange Juice Concentrate), and Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) DOLE ® Canned 100% Pineapple Orange Juice takes regular orange juice to a new level with the exotic flavor of pineapple. [12] The businesses acquired by Itochu continue to use the Dole brand and are owned by Dole International Holdings, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Itochu. In 1976, it acquired Bud Antle Inc., a California-based lettuce and celery farmer; it was renamed Dole Fresh Vegetables in 1989. [48], In 2007, Nicaraguan plantation workers, represented by Los Angeles-based personal injury lawyer Juan Dominguez, sued Dole and Dow Chemical Company, claiming the use of illegal pesticides such as the now banned Nemagon (containing DBCP) had made them sterile. You can unsubscribe at anytime. 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Castle & Cooke rapidly became one of the largest companies in Hawaii, investing in shipping, railroad construction, sugar production and seafood packing.