A Mount Vernon, Missouri establishment is now recalling B&M O Organics Organic Celery Seed because it may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The product in question was distributed to all Safeway-owned retailers including Safeway, Carrs, Dominick’s, Genuardi’s, Pak ‘N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vons. Consumers who may have purchased B&M O Organics Organic Celery Seed included in this recall should discard it immediately or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
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What’s the problem?
December 16, 2011 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that B&M, Inc. is now recalling O Organics Organic Celery Seed packaged in 1.8oz glass bottles marked with the UPC #0-7989341124-8 because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. Bottles with the following lot codes and ‘Best By’ dates are subject to the recall:
Lot Number Best By Date
1381102A May 18, 2013
2141102A August 02, 2013
2591106A September 16, 2013
2741106A October 01, 2013
2921102A October 19, 2013
3321110A November 28, 2013
This information can be found on the bottom of the bottle. The celery seed included in this recall was sold at the retail level at the stores noted above from May 25th through December 16, 2011.
B&M, Inc. was informed of the potential salmonella contamination by their supplier. This recall was initiated after a positive result for salmonella was found by routine testing.
Salmonella is a common foodborne pathogen that has the potential to cause serious and sometimes life-threatening illnesses in young children, the elderly, and those with otherwise compromised immune systems. Signs and symptoms of Salmonella food poisoning typically include:
- diarrhea (which may be bloody)
- abdominal pain
In rare cases, Salmonella bacteria can get into the bloodstream and produce extremely serious illnesses such as arterial infections, endocarditis, and arthritis.
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