On August 19th, 2020, Aldi U.S. voluntarily recalled peaches from Wawona Packing Company LLC due to possible salmonella contamination.
The recall affects stores in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
The recall also affects Target stores.
The CDC states that most people who are infected with salmonella experience diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps six hours to six days after exposure. Symptoms typically last four to seven days, and most people recover without needing to be treated, but some people experience severe illness and require hospitalization. Children younger than 5, adults 65 and older, and people with compromised immune systems are at highest risk for severe illness.
The full press release from Aldi’s website appears below:
ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Assorted Peaches from Wawona Packing Company LLC Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination
Batavia, Ill. (August 19, 2020) – As a precautionary measure, ALDI is voluntarily recalling assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company, due to possible Salmonella contamination.
ALDI has removed the affected peaches from select ALDI stores in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. The items were also available for purchase through the company’s partnership with Instacart, a grocery delivery service.
The affected products and UPC codes can be found below:
ALDI takes the safety and integrity of the products it sells seriously. If customers have product affected by this voluntary recall, they should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund. Customers with additional questions can contact Wawona Packing Company LLC Customer Service at 1-877-722-7554.
ALDI sincerely regrets any inconvenience and concern this voluntary recall may cause.
About ALDI U.S.
One of America’s fastest growing retailers, ALDI operates nearly 2,000 stores across 36 states. Since 1976, ALDI has offered a unique shopping experience that is designed to save customers money on the groceries they want most while never having to compromise on quality or selection. For more information about ALDI, visit aldi.us.