Posted August 16, 2014

More Carob Powder Recalled

On August 11, 2014, Sunfood issued a recall of several lots of Organic Carob Powder because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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 Organic Carob Powder is packaged in 1lb, 20lb and 55lb white poly bags was sold nationwide in retail stores and through mail order. Each bears an expiration date of 6/5/2015 and UPC Code 803813-04429 8, and can be identified by the following lot numbers:

  • Lot # 140321
  • Lot # 140416
  • Lot # 140509
  • Lot # 140516
  • Lot # 140609
  • Lot # 140616
  • Lot # 140623
Consumers who have purchased recalled Organic Carob Powder should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

See Related Warnings:

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Chia Powders and Smoothies Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

For more information about this recall, use the link below.