Due to salmonella contamination, the Rochester, New York-based grocery chain announced a voluntary recall of goods containing micro greens, sweet pea leaves, and cat grass on December 22.
The items were recalled "out of an abundance of caution" because the provider of the soil they were grown in, bio365 of Ithaca, New York, tested positive for Salmonella.
The Next three items are being recalled:
1. Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Micro Greens in 5-ounce containers with expiration dates of December 17 and 24, 2022 with a UPC code of 77890-25036.
2. Organic Baby Kale & Spinach with Sweet Pea Leaves from Wegmans 1.75-ounce containers with a "Use By" date of December 12, 2022 and a UPC number of 77890-52377 are available.
3. Wegmans Organic Farm & Orchard Cat Grass, UPC 77890-50938, has been on the market since October 25, 2022.
The three items were available in Wegmans stores in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.
Despite no sicknesses, Wegmans recommends returning the products to the service desk for a full refund. The business also phones Shoppers Club cardholders automatically.
Salmonella causes fever, bloody diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, and stomach discomfort in healthy people.
The bacterium can also cause life-threatening infections in children, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems.
Wegmans Food Markets may be reached at 1-855-934-366 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 to 5:00 p.m. for recall inquiries.