The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA has announced that Safeway is recalling field cucumbers and various in-store produced products that contain cucumbers purchased from Safeway due to possible Salmonella contamination that were distributed in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
This recall applies to fresh field cucumbers sold in bulk, unwrapped and various in-store produced products that contain cucumbers, such as Greek salad, vegetable trays, sushi and sandwiches purchased from Safeway on or before September 6, 2015. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their Safeway store.
- Field cucumbers (bulk, unwrapped), Purchased from Safeway on or before September 6, 2015, PLU 4062
- Various in-store produced products that contain cucumbers (Greek salad, vegetable trays, sushi and sandwiches), Purchased from Safeway on or before September 6, 2015
This recall was triggered by a recall by Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce (“A&W”) of San Diego, California, and may be associated with an outbreak in the United States. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.
Currently, the CFIA is not aware of any reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of these products.