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Salmonella Contamination Causes Wegmans To Pull Anaheim Peppers

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. the 73-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland, is recalling all Anaheim peppers its sold since June 11, 2009.

On July 2nd, Wegmans removed fresh Anaheim peppers from its produce departments due to the possibility of salmonella contamination. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently investigating the situation.

Anyone who purchased Anaheim peppers at Wegmans is asked just to throw them away. Refunds are available by contacting a Wegmans customer service desk.

Wegmans is a family owned company founded in 1916. For more information, please call Wegmans Consumer Affairs at 1-800-934-6267, x-4760, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

  • Kathi

    Don’t know if anyone is reporting their poisoning to their Dunkin’s managers, but as it was the only thing I ate the day before coming down with the symptoms, which have now lasted two weeks, I believe the store in Marlborough by the Home Depot was the culprit–even though it was a coolatta and a coffee with cream that I drank.