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Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches imported from the United States

Éclosion d'infections de Salmonellose (Salmonella) liée aux pêches importées des États-Unis

Update - September 2, 2020

The outbreak investigation is ongoing as illnesses continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Since August 23, there have been 15 additional illnesses reported in the ongoing Canadian investigation. There are now 48 confirmed cases in Canada.

This is no evidence to suggest that peaches grown in Canada are associated with outbreak. Peaches imported from the United States are under investigation.

Do not eat, use, sell or serve any recalled peaches from Prima Wawona from the United States, or any products made with these peaches. This advice applies to all individuals across Canada, as well as retailers, distributors, manufacturers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes.

As of September 2, 2020, there have been 48 confirmed case of Salmonella Enteritidis illness linked to this outbreak in two provinces: Ontario (32) and Quebec (16). More information
 

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Do not eat, use, sell or serve any recalled peaches from Prima Wawona from the United States, or any products made with these peaches.

This advice applies to all individuals across Canada, as well as retailers, distributors, manufacturers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes.

Peaches grown in Canada are not affected by this advice.

As of August 23, 2020, there have been 33 confirmed case of Salmonella Enteritidis illness linked to this outbreak in two provinces: Ontario (22) and Quebec (11).

  • Individuals became sick between June and August 2020.
  • Three individuals were hospitalized.
  • No deaths have been reported.
  • Individuals who became ill are between 0 and 91 years of age.
  • The majority of cases (55%) are female.

 
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Last Update : 24 September 2020