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Posted: September 10, 2015

Cucumbers recall issued due to Salmonella concerns

Consumers should be aware of an expanding recall of field cucumbers sold in Western Canada due to a fear of Salmonella contamination.

Overwaitea Food Group Sept. 8 recalled field cucumbers purchased from Save On Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Coopers Foods, Overwaitea and Freson Brothers due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

“This recall applies to fresh field cucumbers sold in bulk, unwrapped purchased from Save On Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Coopers Foods, Overwaitea, and Freson Brothers on or before September 4, 2015. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected cucumbers should check with their retail store,” the Canadian Food Inspection Agency stated.

Kimberley’s Mark Creek Market is the lone grocery store in the East Kootenay listed in another food recall warning issued yesterday (Sept. 9) noting field cucumbers and any in-store produced products that contain field cucumbers purchased from listed retail stores due to possible Salmonella contamination.

“This recall applies to fresh field cucumbers sold in bulk, unwrapped and any in-store produced products that contain field cucumbers purchased from the listed retail stores on or before September 8, 2015. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased affected products should check with their retail store. The following products may have been sold from the following stores in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and Yukon,” the Canadian Food Inspection Agency stated in a food recall warning.

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