Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches imported from the United States

Published August 24, 2020

The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a Public Health Notice for an outbreak of Salmonella linked to peaches from the United States. This follows a consumer advisory from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

The outbreak has been linked to peaches from Prima Wawona, sold from June 1, 2020 to August 22, 2020 in Canada. These peaches include yellow, white and organic peaches and were sold under various brand names:

  • Extrafresh
  • Harvest Sweet
  • Prima
  • Sweet 2 Eat
  • Sweet O
  • Sweet Value
  • Wawona
  • Wegmans

Canadians are advised not to eat the recalled products. Retailers and foodservice businesses are advised not to serve, use, or sell the recalled products.

Guidance for foodservice operators

Do not eat, use, sell or serve any recalled peaches from Prima Wawona from the United States. This advice applies to all individuals across Canada, as well as retailers, distributors, manufacturers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes.

Retailers, distributors, manufacturers, and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals, and nursing homes should not serve, use, or sell the recalled products.

Clean and sanitize all surfaces and storage bins that the recalled peaches may have come in contact with, including cutting boards, countertops, slicers, utensils, and containers used to store or transport them.

Restaurants Canada will continue to provide updates, as necessary, as the investigation evolves.

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