Target and Aldi Recall Peaches Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination.
Target and Aldi stores are recalling peaches as part of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 68 people.
The FDA and the CDC are investigating an ongoing “multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to bagged peaches.”
Aldi peaches included in the recall:
- Two-pound bags of Wawona Peaches, UPC 033383322001
- Two-pound bags of organic peaches, UPC 849315000400
- Loose bulk peaches.
Target peaches included in the recall:
- Peaches sold per pound: Target item number 267-03-4038 and UPC 492670340386
- Peach sold “by the each”: Target item number 266-03-0010 and UPC 204038000005
- Two-pound bags of peaches: Target item number 266-03-0002 and UPC 033383322056
- Two-pound bag organic peaches: Target item number 267-50-4044 and UPC 849315000400
- White peach sold per pound: Target item number 267-03-4405 and UPC 492670344056.
Currently, 68 people, from nine different states, have been infected with salmonella due to the recalled peaches.
Any consumer who has bought peaches at either Target or Aldi should not consume the peaches.
Target customers can contact Target at 1-800-440-0680 for a full refund, which will be given as a Target gift card.
Aldi customers can return their recalled peaches where they purchased them for a full refund.
The investigation is ongoing. The CDC hopes to identify any other retailers selling the contaminated peaches.
Salmonella is a bacteria that can cause a serious infection. The elderly, children and those with weak immune systems can have serious and even fatal complications.
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Source: USA TODAY, “Target and Aldi recalling peaches linked to salmonella outbreak that has sickened 68 people”
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