The U.S. Food introduced that Florida’s Fresh Start Produce Sales Inc. Has recalled entire cucumbers for potential salmonella infection. The cucumbers have been shipped to fourteen states from May 17-21.

The recalled cucumbers had been shipped in bulk immediately to retail distribution centers, wholesalers, and meals service vendors in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture informed the business enterprise that a product pattern tested high quality for salmonella, which brought on the don’t forget. The FDA does not point out if any illnesses associated with the cucumbers have been suggested. However, it’s miles engaging in entire genome sequencing at the affected cucumbers to determine if the tainted vegetables are associated with an ongoing salmonella outbreak.

How to Determine If You’ve Purchased Recalled Cucumbers

There are not any figuring out markers at the person cucumbers, however the cucumbers in query were dark green, approximately 1.Five-2 inches in diameter, and five-9 inches long. Mini and English cucumbers are not blanketed inside the recollect.

The FDA says the recalled cucumbers are not probably inside the market, but, out of warning, customers who’ve these days bought cucumbers in one of the affected states can contact the retailer or vicinity of purchase to invite if the recalled cucumbers have been bought there. Additional questions may be addressed to Fresh Start Produce Sales Inc. At 1-888-364-2993, Monday-Friday, eight:00 a.M.-five:00 p.M. EDT.

For greater statistics on salmonella, which include symptoms, visit the CDC salmonella data page.