Officials warn these healthy food items sold in New York State supermarkets can lead to a number of health issues.

Fresh Start Produce Sales out of Delray, Florida, is recalling whole cucumbers that were shipped and sold in New York.

Cucumbers Sold In New York State Recalled

Below are photos of the recalled products and much more information.

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Recall Issued For Whole Cucumbers Because of Possible Health Risks


The whole cucumbers were recalled "due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella," according to the FDA.

Salmonella is an organism "that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections" in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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Healthy people typically experience fever, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. The diarrhea can potentially be bloody, officials say.

"In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis, and arthritis," the FDA states.

What To Do If You Purchased These Recalled Products In New York

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Anyone with these recalled cucumbers is told to "not consume" the products and should "destroy and discard."

Or you can return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

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"Consumers should check with their retailer or place of purchase to determine whether the recalled cucumbers were sold where they shop," the FDA adds.

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Top 10 Most Recalled Food Items & How To Stay Safe

The CDC estimates that 48 million people in the U.S. are infected by a food-borne illness every year, and an average of 3000 people even die.

These are the top 10 foods most likely to be recalled, according to Consumer Reports. However, that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy them if you take steps to stay safe.

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