Peaches imported from California recalled due to possible Salmonella


OTTAWA – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some imported peaches are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. The agency says that Fresno, Calif.-Based Prima Wawona has recalled fresh peaches under various brand names due to the potential contamination.

The peaches were sold in bundles and individually, between June 1 and August 22.

The agency says it is conducting its own investigation, which could lead to further recalls.

And he says the Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating an outbreak of disease in humans.

The agency is also investigating an outbreak of Salmonella disease linked to red onions imported from the United States, which began in late June and has so far sickened at least 379 people across Canada.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on August 23, 2020.


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