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Posted July 24, 2014
Carob Powder Recalled
Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Salmonella infection can produce fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. 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.
Recalled Earth Circle Organics Organic Carob Powder products were sold to distributors and retail outlets in North America and can be identified by the following information:
- Product SKU CRBP16ow, Lot # 3642; 3404; 3221; 3267, UPC Code 894932002283, Expiration Date 6/5/2015
- Product SKU CRBP5lb, Lot # 3405; 3262 , UPC Code 894932002733, Expiration Date 6/5/2015
- Product SKU CBP20lb, Lot # 3487; 3387; 3292, UPC Code 813313011485, Expiration Date 6/5/2015
- Product SKU CRBP55lb, Lot # 201901; 196201; 194801; 188901; 0786, UPC Code 894932002740, Expiration Date 6/5/2015
Update (7/30/2014): Organic Carob Powder has now also been recalled by Hummingbird Wholesale due to the risk of Salmonella contamination.
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