The Salmonella recall and outbreak linked to peaches sold under a variety of names now includes Canada where 33 illnesses have been reported. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a consumer advisory for peaches distributed Prima Wawona of Fresno, CA after importers in Canada were notified that peaches they received were under recall in the U.S. for possible contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. The advisory is for consumers, retailers, distributors, manufacturers and foodservice establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes.
The brand names of peaches included in the advisory are:
- Harvest Sweet
- Sweet 2 Eat
- Sweet O
- Sweet Value
Canadian consumers who purchased these peaches from June 1 through August 22 should not eat them as Salmonella can cause serious illness. Symptoms of an infection include diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.
In Canada, 33 illnesses have been reported in two provinces – Ontario (22) and Quebec (11) among people who range in age from less than 1 year old to 91 years old.
In the U.S., the peaches Salmonella outbreak includes 68 people in nine states. The number of cases reported from each state is: Iowa (8), Maryland (1), Michigan (17), Minnesota (23), New Jersey (4), New York (8), Pennsylvania (1), Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).
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