Voluntary recall issued for cucumbers possibly contaminated with salmonella

Posted at 4:18 PM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 12:00:45-05

Prime Time Produce has issued a voluntary recall for certain lots of cucumbers delivered to multiple locations in Bakersfield for possible salmonella contamination.

The cucumbers may have been served in salad bars at the following schools between October 19 and October 28:

  • Cato Middle School
  • Chavez Elementary
  • College Heights Elementary
  • Eissler Elementary
  • Fletcher Elementary
  • Garza Elementary
  • Granite Point Elementary
  • Greenfield Jr. High
  • Harding Elementary
  • Harris Elementary
  • Horace Mann Elementary
  • Horizon Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • McKee Middle
  • Munsey Elementary
  • Nichols Elementary
  • Noble Elementary
  • Ollivier Jr. High
  • Palla Elementary
  • Pioneer Elementary
  • Planz Elementary
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • Thorner Elementary
  • Voorhies Elementary
  • William Penn Elementary

Other locations that may have received these cucumbers are:

  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
  • Logan’s Roadhouse
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Cal State Bakersfield, Bakersfield Heart Hospital and San Joaquin Community Hospital were initially named on the list of other locations impacted by the cucumbers. But all three tell 23ABC they are not impacted. 

Salmonella may cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps between 12 and 72 hours after infection.

There have been no reports of illness due to consumption of this product in Kern County.