Peaches Sold in Iowa Sicken Dozens
We have another food recall that has sickened at least 68 people with salmonella poisoning. KCCI reports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is looking into a salmonella outbreak that has impacted residents in nine states including here in Iowa. The product at the center of the investigation are peaches sold at ALDI stores.
ALDI has voluntarily recalled the peaches that were sold under the name Wawona in 2-pound clear plastic bags. In addition to Iowa, the product was sold in Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Connecticut.
The FDA is also urging anyone who be have purchased these peaches, such as consumers, retailers and restaurants to throw them out. Salmonella poisoning can cause stomach issues between 6 hours and even 6 days after exposure. And the CDC reports salmonella can cause digestive issues for between four to seven days.