Deli sandwiches made with cucumbers linked to the Salmonella outbreak are being recalled from Safeway and Carrs Stores in Alaska. This recall is part of the Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce recall of cucumbers that have been linked to a 30-state Salmonella Poona outbreak that has sickened 341 people killing two of them. No illnesses associated with the sandwiches had been reported at the time of the recall.
Safeway is voluntarily recalling made-to-order deli sandwiches with cucumbers sold in nine Safeway and Carrs stores in Alaska from August 1 through September 4 from the full-service sandwich counter. The store locations are:
Carrs at 1725 Abbott Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507, Carrs at 1650 W Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99517, Carrs at 5600 Debarr Rd., Anchorage, AK 99504, Carrs at 1340 Gambell St., Anchorage, AK 99501, Carrs at 1501 Huffman Rd., Anchorage, AK 99515, Safeway at 1907 Seward Hwy., Seward, AK 99664, Safeway at 1313 Meals St., Valdez, AK 99686, Safeway at 90 Sterling Hwy., Homer, AK 99603 n andSafeway at 301 N Santa Claus Ln., North Pole, AK 99705
Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In some cases, the infection can get into the bloodstream and produce more severe illnesses.