1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93306-3302
November 7, 2016
Public Relations Officer
Voluntary Recall of Potentially Contaminated Cucumbers
Contact: Michelle Corson, Public Relations Officer (661) 868-0288
November 7, 2016
Bakersfield, CA – Prime Time Produce has issued a voluntary product recall for certain lots of cucumbers delivered to multiple locations in Bakersfield due to potential salmonella contamination.
These cucumbers may have been served in salad bars at the following schools between October 19, 2016 through October 28, 2016:
Bakersfield City Schools Greenfield Union School District
Cato Middle School Granite Point Elementary
Chavez Elementary Greenfield Jr. High
College Heights Elementary Horizon Elementary
Eissler Elementary McKee Middle
Fletcher Elementary Ollivier Jr. High
Garza Elementary Palla Elementary
Harding Elementary Planz Elementary
Horace Mann Elementary
William Penn Elementary
Other locations that may have received these cucumbers are as follows:
San Joaquin Community Hospital
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
Bakersfield Heart Hospital
California State University, Bakersfield
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
Salmonella may cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps between 12 and 72 hours after infection. Salmonella infection can last 4 to 7 days, and most individuals recover without treatment. There have been no reports of illness due to consumption of this product in Kern County. Anyone concerned about illness should contact their healthcare provider.
Kern County Public Health will continue to monitor this voluntary recall and keep our community updated on any new information.
For more information call (661) 321-3000 or visit www.kernpublichealth.com.