San Diego-based Andrew and Williamson Fresh Produce has now recalled all Mexican cucumbers sold under the Limited Edition® label during the period from Aug. 1, 2015, through Sept. 3, 2015, because they may be contaminated with the Salmonella strain responsible for an outbreak in 27 states.
All harvesting and packing of the suspected cucumbers produced in the Baja California region of Mexico by Rancho Don Juanito has also been halted until more is known. The Mexican cucumbers appear to be the source of the multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Poona that was announced for the first time yesterday after sickening more than 300 people in 27 states and already resulting in one death and sending 53 people to hospitals.
A&W distributed the Mexican cucumbers in the states of Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah, reaching customers through retail, food service companies, wholesalers, and brokers such as In-N-Out, Save Mart, Sams Club, The Capital Grille, United, Albertson, HEB, Safeway, Kroger, Walmart, Costco, Fresh & Easy and Red Lobster.
Below is a list of companies to which A&W sells produce, but it may be that not all have sold the recalled cucumbers:
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