Recall at Wegmans: contaminated onions in prepared foods

    Wegmans is recalling six of its prepared food items after learning that the chopped or diced onions used in the recipes may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, reports NBC10.

    The affected items were sold in Downingtown, PA (7/11 through 7/26/12), Collegeville, PA (7/18 through 7/26/12) and Allentown, PA (7/19 through 7/26/12).

    Items include:

    Uncooked chopped/diced white onions
    Southwest Chilled Stew with Red and White Beans (Available on the self-serve Fresh Foods, Veggie, or Homestyle Cold Bars)
    Wegmans Veggie Pizza, large 56 oz., 16 inch UPC 23771701399
    Wegmans Veggie Pizza, medium 28 oz., 12 inch UPC 23771100999 (Available packaged in the Cold Prepared Foods Case)
    Wingless Buffalo Blue Cheese Dip, 32 oz. UPC 21783202199
    Crab/Pepper Jack Dip, 32 oz. UPC 21784002199 (Available through special order only – deli catering)

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    Lysteria can cause sometimes-fatal infections in young children, the sick and the elderly. Pregnant women can also be affected. Healthy individuals may suffer from fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

    The contaminated onions were supplied to Wegmans by Gill Onions, LLC, which initiated the recall about 10-days ago. Those who purchased these items should discard them and contact Wegmans for a refund.

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