Organic Spices, Inc. dba Spicely Organics of Fremont, CA is recalling 0.4 oz. Organic Tarragon Lot No. OTW100134 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
The product was distributed in: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. It reached customers through retails stores and e-commerce.
The Spicely Organics organic Tarragon leaves were packaged in 0.4oz (11g) glass jars with black caps with marks “best if used by: 12/31/20 OTW100134”.
The recall was initiated as a result of routine sampling program that revealed that the raw material contained Salmonella. To date there have been no reports of illnesses.
Consumers who have purchased this product can return it to the point of sale for a full refund.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-510-440-1044 ext. 1001 from Monday to Friday 7:00am – 2:30pm PST. We appreciate your assistance in this matter.
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Affairs, O. O. (n.d.). Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts - Spicely Organics Recalls Organic Tarragon Because Of Possible Health Risk. Retrieved November 06, 2017, from https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm580600.htm
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First uploaded: Nov. 6, 2017
Last updated: Nov. 6, 2017
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