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St Paul (KROC AM News) -Minnesotans are being warmed about contaminated peaches.

The fresh whole peaches supplied by Wawona Packing Company were sold at Aldi, Target and other stores and have been linked to a Salmonella outbreak.

The Minnesota Dept. of Health Wednesday reported 23 Minnesotans have been identified as part of this outbreak and six ended up in the hospital. The patients became ill between July 12 and Aug. 3. Overall, 68 cases of Salmonella Enteritidis infection have been identified in nine states. The investigation is ongoing and more cases may be detected.

Iowa and Wisconsin are also affected by the recall.

Health officials recommend throwing out or returning fresh, whole peaches supplied by Wawona Packing Company. Do not eat them. Other peaches (including frozen or canned peaches) are not known to be affected. Fresh peaches supplied by other companies are not known to be affected.


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