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The FDA Says Some Peaches May Be Linked To A Salmonella Outbreak. Here’s What We Know.

Another food group bites the dust. Only five more months to the new year you guys.

The FDA is currently investigating a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 68 people in 9 different states, according to the FDA.

ALDI has voluntarily recalled peaches sold from their grocery store.

Start cleaning out your fridges, because if you have peaches from the Wawona brand at ALDI’s grocery store, throw them out.

Courtesy of the FDA

The Wawona peaches comes in a clear 2 pound plastic bag and were sold in 16 states beginning June 1st.

The peaches were shipped to the following states, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Courtesy of ALDI

The FDA believes these peaches are the likely source of the salmonella outbreak.

“FDA’s traceback investigation is ongoing to determine the full scope of product distribution and source of contamination,” said the FDA.

FDA

So far, the infections reported are from Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Courtesy of ALDI

So, even though the investigation is still ongoing, don’t take any chances and throw out those peaches to prevent from getting sick. It’s always better to be safe rather than sorry.