Posted April 26, 2018

Wegmans Recalls Traditional Medicinals Teas Due to Salmonella Risk

On April 17, 2018, Wegmans Food Markets issued a recall of one lot each of  Traditional Medicinals Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea herbal tea and Traditional Medicinals EveryDay Detox Lemon tea because they have the potential to contaminated with Salmonella.

Salmonella is an organism that has been linked to fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly adults, and people with weakened immune systems. In healthy adults, Salmonella can produce fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare cases, Salmonella infection 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 recalled tea was sold at Wegmans Food Markets can be identified by the following:
  • Traditional Medicinals Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea herbal tea, Lot number: 19482, UPC: 03291700159

  • Traditional Medicinals EveryDay Detox Lemon tea , Lot number: 19461, UPC: 03291700197
The recalled products can be returned for a full refund.

Traditional Medicinals teas are also sold on Amazon.com, although it's not known if the teas available on the site bear the same lot numbers and UPCs as those being recalled by Wegmans. Traditional Medicinals Throat Coat Lemon Echinacea herbal tea has also been recalled in Canada.

See Related Warnings:

Traditional Medicinals "Throat Coat" Lemon Echinacea Herbal Tea Recalled in Canada 

Bob's Red Mill Organic Amaranth Flour Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk 

FDA Reports Prevalence of Salmonella In Retail Spices

Joint Supplement Recalled for Salmonella Risk

"Superfood" Greens Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

Carob Powder Recalled

Protein Drink Mix Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk

To see Wegmans recall notice, use the link below.