Peach Recall Information
Prima® Wawona of Fresno, California has issued a peach recall for all of its bulk/loose peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 3 and its bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 19 because the products may be contaminated with the foodborne pathogen Salmonella.
This latest peach recall was announced as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local public health officials, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to peaches.
As of August 19, 2020, a total of 68 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis. According to the CDC the number of confirmed outbreak cases reported by state is as follows: IA (8), MD (1), MI (17), MN (23), NJ (4), NY (8), PA (1), VA (3), and WI (3).
Peach Recall Product Information
The recalled bagged and bulk/loose peaches can be identified as follow:
Bagged Peaches – The recalled bagged peaches were distributed and sold in supermarkets and bear the following product codes:
Wawona Peaches – 033383322001
Wawona Organic Peaches – 849315000400
Prima® Peaches – 766342325903
Organic Marketside Peaches – 849315000400
Kroger Peaches – 011110181749
Wegmans Peaches – 077890490488
Product codes may be found at the bottom of each bagged peach package. All affected peaches may be found in stores nationwide.
Bulk/loose Peaches – The bulk/loose peaches are sold in grocery stores in a variety of formats, typically bins where consumers may select their own fruit and may bear the following stickers with PLU numbers (product look-up number): 4037, 4038, 4044, 4401, 94037, 94038, 94044, 94401.
CDC Peach Recall Advice For Consumers And Retailers
Consumers – Consumers should not eat or serve the recalled peaches. The recalled peaches should be disposed of immediately, or returned to the place of purchase.
Restaurants and Retailers – Restaurants, retailers, suppliers and distributors should not serve or sell the recalled peaches.
Wash your hands thoroughly after handling the peaches; and remember to clean any surfaces (including the refrigerator) or utensils that came into contact with the recalled peaches. See CDC Food Safety Tips for additional CDC recommendations.
If you suspect that you have contracted Salmonella, or are experiencing Salmonella food poisoning symptoms, contact your healthcare professional. He or she can order a stool culture to confirm Salmonella infection. Let your doctor know if you have eaten or handled peaches, or any another product known to be contaminated with Salmonella. A blood or tissue sample may be required if doctors suspect that the infection has entered the blood stream.
Salmonella Lawsuit Help
If you or a loved one is diagnosed with Salmonella food poisoning, are awaiting medical confirmation of infection, or have a question regarding your legal rights, you can request a free legal case evaluation by calling The Weinberg Law Firm toll free at 877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7. You can also submit the easy-to-use Legal Case Evaluation Form found on this page.