Food Markets Wegmans, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of its products containing microgreens, chickpea leaves and catnip due to potential salmonella contamination.
The retailer announced the recall Friday along with the Food and Drug Administration to warn consumers about the affected products sold at various Wegmans stores in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.
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Click here to view the full list of potentially affected items on the Wegmans recall page.
“We are voluntarily recalling these products because some of the land they were grown on, provided to Wegmans Organic Farm by bio365 of Ithaca, NY, tested positive for salmonella,” the regional supermarket chain said. with the FDA. “This is due to overcautiousness. There were no illnesses associated with this recall.”
Wegmans customers are advised to return the affected products to the service center for a full refund.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Salmonella is a bacteria that can make people sick, and most of its species cause a disease called salmonellosis.
According to the CDC, most people with salmonellosis have symptoms such as diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, which can occur from a few hours to a few days after infection, although some do not show symptoms for several weeks.
Infections are diagnosed through laboratory tests. According to the CDC, most people recover within four to seven days without antibiotics. Treatment with antibiotics is recommended for people with severe illnesses, people with weakened immune systems, adults age 50 and older with conditions such as heart disease, and infants and adults over age 65, the agency said.