Safeway stores in the west have issued a voluntary recall of potato salad because of possible salmonella contamination reports The Seattle Times.
Safeway asks that consumers discard the product or return them for a refund. The potato salad is manufactured by Reser’s Fine Foods.
Salmonella is a foodborne illness which can cause serious illness. People can be infected by salmonella through consumption of unclean food, excretions from sick or infected people and animals, polluted or standing water, thawed fowl and through reptiles. Salmonella can be found in poultry, cattle, sheep and food including meats and raw eggs.
Foodborne illness can be especially serious to the elderly, young children, pregnant women and those with compromised immune symptoms.
Symptoms can include dehydration, bloody diarrhea, fatigue, fever, headache, nausea, vomiting and severe abdominal pain.
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