September 27, 2020

Status of Peach and Onion Salmonella Outbreaks in United States?

You may have forgotten about this by now, but what is the status of the peach and onion Salmonella outbreaks in the United States? Both of those items; Wawona peaches and Thomson International red onions, are linked to multistate outbreaks, and neither investigation has been updated by the CDC or FDA in weeks. The Salmonella Newport outbreak that is linked to red onions produced by Thomson International has sickened at least 1,012 people in 47 states. One hundred thirty six people have been hospitalized because they are so sick. That outbreak investigation has not been updated since August 18, 2020. Another outbreak that is linked to the U.S. outbreak, also connected to Thomson International red onions, has sickened at least 506 people in seven provinces in Canada. Public Health … [Read more...]

Canada Peach Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 48; U.S. Numbers Unchanged

The Canada peach Salmonella outbreak has now sickened 48 people in that country, while the case count in the United States remains the same at 78 sick. Since the last update on August 13, 2020, there are 15 more confirmed illnesses. Officials say that peaches imported from the United States, more specifically Wawona peaches, are the probable source of this outbreak. There is no evidence to suggest that any peaches grown in Canada are associated with illnesses. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a consumer advisory for peaches recalled by Prima Wawona that were sold from June 1, 2020 to August 22, 2020 in Canada. The brand names of the recalled peaches are: Extrafresh, Harvest Sweet, Prima, Sweet 2 Eat, Sweet O, Sweet Value, Wawona, and Wegmans. Do not eat, use, … [Read more...]

Wawona Salmonella Peaches Recalled In More Countries

Wawona Salmonella Peaches are being recalled in more countries around the globe, after being linked to an outbreak in the U.S. and in Canada. As of August 28, 2020, the governments of Canada, Singapore, and New Zealand have issued recalls. And information received by the FDA indicates that the recalled peaches were shipped to the countries of Australia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates. The FDA is sharing information with the food safety authorities in those countries. In the U.S., the case count remains at 78 sick in 12 states and 23 hospitalized, as of August 28, 2020. The last illness onset date was August 3, 2020. The case count by state is: Connecticut (1), … [Read more...]

Salmonella Enteritidis Peach Outbreak Grows to 78 Cases in 12 States

The Salmonella enteritidis peach outbreak has now grown to include 78 people in 12 states, according to an update by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-three people have been hospitalized because they are so ill. The outbreak has been linked to recalled Prima Wawona and Wawona Packing peaches and some products made with those peaches. Ten more ill people and three new states, Connecticut, Kentucky, and Missouri, have been added to the outbreak totals. The case count by state is: Connecticut (1), Iowa (8), Kentucky (1), Maryland (1), Michigan (17), Minnesota (23), Missouri (1), New Jersey (7), New York (9), Pennsylvania (2), Virginia (3), and Wisconsin (5). Illness onset dates range from June 29, 2020 to August 3, 2020. Of 67 patients who provided … [Read more...]

Crazy Fresh Peach Salsa Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Russ Davis Wholesale is recalling Crazy Fresh Peach Salsa, Quick & Easy Peach Salsa, and Clear Label Peach Salsa for possible Salmonella contamination. These products were made with Wawona Packing peaches which were recalled for Salmonella. There is a multistate Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to Wawona peaches, but Russ Davis Wholesale has not received any reports of illness related to their products. The products were sold in retail stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming. In addition, some containers of peach salsa may have been purchased from the deli counter at grocery stores in Ortonville, Minnesota; Cross Lake, Minnesota; and Tipton, Iowa. And five Bountiful Fresh gift baskets made with the recalled peaches were … [Read more...]

Which Stores Sold Peaches Recalled For Possible Salmonella Bacteria?

The latest outbreak in the U.S. and Canada linked to recalled Wawona peaches has sickened 101 people in both countries. Several recalls, including one secondary recall, have been issued in the U.S. and Canada. So which U.S. stores sold peaches recalled for possible Salmonella? And which brand names and products have been recalled? We have collected all of the recalls in the United States here in one place for your information. According to recalls posted at the FDA web site and on individual grocery chain web sites, the peaches were most likely sold at ALDI, Target, Walmart, Wegmans, Kroger, Jay-C, King Soopers, City Market, Fry's, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Foods Co., Smiths, Costco, Sam's Club, Hannaford, Food Lion, and Stop & Shop stores. For information on the peaches sold at … [Read more...]

Peach Salmonella Outbreak Appears in Canada With 33 Sick

Another country is now affected by the peach Salmonella outbreak. As of August 23, 2020, at least 33 people in Canada are ill with Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to peaches imported from the United States. This outbreak has a similar genetic fingerprint to the Salmonella outbreak in the U.S. that is also linked to Wawona Packing peaches. The case count by province is: Ontario (22) and Quebec (11). The patient age range is 0 to 91 years. No deaths have been reported. Illness onset dates range from June to August 2020. A consumer advisory has been issued by the Canadian Food Inspection  Agency (CFIA) for peaches recalled by Prima Wawona. The peaches were sold in Canada from June 1, 2020 to August 22, 2020. They were sold under these brand names: Extrafresh Harvest … [Read more...]

FDA Updates the Salmonella Peach Outbreak With More Recall Information

The FDA has updated the multistate Salmonella peach outbreak with more information about where recalled peaches were sold. As of August 22, 2020, there are 68 people in 9 states who are sick with Salmonella Enteritidis infections that the CDC says is linked to peaches. Consumers, restaurants, and retailers should not eat, sell, or serve recalled peaches packed by or supplied by Prima Wawona or products made with them. If you purchased any of the following recalled products, which include bagged peaches, loose or bulk peaches, and products made with those peaches, do not eat them, even if some have been eaten without anyone getting sick. Not every peach may be contaminated. And if you aren't sure where the peaches you bought came from, throw them out. The FDA is recommending that … [Read more...]

Prima Wawona Is Recalling Peaches For Possible Salmonella

Prima Wawona is recalling peaches in bulk/loose form that were sold from June 1, 2020 through August 3, 2020, and bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic Peaches sold from June 1, 2020 through August 19, 2020 for possible Salmonella contamination. There is a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to those peaches that has sickened at least 68 people in 9 states. Brand names of the recalled Wawona Packing peaches include Wawona, Prima, Kroger, Organic Marketside (Walmart), and Wegmans. These are the codes of the bagged recalled products: Wawona Peaches – 033383322001 Wawona Organic Peaches – 849315000400 Prima® Peaches – 766342325903 Organic Marketside Peaches – 849315000400 Kroger Peaches – 011110181749 Wegmans Peaches – 077890490488 For bagged peaches, the product … [Read more...]

Wegmans Recalled Peaches and Bakery Items For Salmonella

Wegmans recalled peaches and products made with peaches for possible Salmonella contamination. There is a multistate Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to recalled Wawona Packing fresh whole peaches, and the secondary recalls are starting. These products were sold at all Wegmans stores that are located in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and North Carolina. The produce items were sold between June 1 and August 21, 2020. The bakery items were sold between August 16 and August 21, 2020. The peaches were supplied to Wegmans by Prima Wawona of Fresno, California. The peaches are being recalled "as a precaution in connection with a Salmonella outbreak under investigation" by the FDA and CDC. The Wegmans recalled peaches sold from June 1, 2020 to … [Read more...]

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