Wegmans recalls three items for salmonella

Wegmans issued a voluntary recall of its products containing microgreens, sweet pea leaves and catnip due to potential salmonella contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said last week.

Items include 1.75 ounce Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Micro Vegetables, five ounce Wegmans Organic Baby Kale & Baby Spinach with Sweet Pea Leaves, and Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Cat Grass.

Relevant expiration dates for microgreens include December 17 and 24, the date for kale, spinach and sweet pea leaves is December 20, and the “sold since” date for herb to cat is October 25th.

The products were sold in various Wegmans supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

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A couple are seen in the car park of a Wegmans supermarket in November. (Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images/Getty Images)

“We are voluntarily recalling these products because a portion of the soil in which they were grown, supplied to Wegmans Organic Farm by bio365 of Ithaca, New York, has tested positive for Salmonella by the supplier,” the FDA said in a statement. an opinion. “This is out of an abundance of caution. No illnesses have been associated with this recall.”

Wegmans Organic Baby Kale & Baby Spinach with Sweet Pea Leaves

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of its Wegmans Organic Baby Kale & Baby Spinach with Sweet Pea Leaves (US Food and Drug Administration/Fox News)

Wegmans makes automated phone calls to alert customers who bought the food using Shoppers Club cards.

Those who made the purchases must return the products to the support department for a full refund.

Wegmans Organic Farm & Verger Catnip

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Catnip (US Food and Drug Administration/Fox News)

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Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the frail or elderly, and people with weakened immune systems.

Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Micro Vegetables

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall on Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Micro Greens (US Food and Drug Administration/Fox News)

Healthy people infected with salmonella often have fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

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In rare cases, the infection can cause the organism to enter the bloodstream and cause more serious illnesses, such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.

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