Ground coriander brands recalled for Salmonella contamination

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Oxnard, CA-based Olde Thompson LLC. has recalled Olde Thompson and Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander in a 1.5oz glass jar with flip-top closure, Lot # 23632 and 23631, for possible salmonella contamination.

The bacterium was discovered during routine sampling of raw materials.

To date, no illnesses have been reported.  Anyone with the recalled product, should not consume it. Dispose of the recalled product and its container.

The recalled product is identified and distributed as follows:

  • Olde Thompson Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz. in a glass jar with a flip-top lid.
    Sun Harvest Organic Coriander 1.5oz in a glass jar with flip-top lid.
  • UPC code: 400000290942
  • Sold at Homegoods, Jungle Jim’s International Market, and Smart and Final in AZ, CA, Ga, NJ, IN, and OH between May 26 and June 4, 2021.

The recall affects 626 units of Olde Thompson Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz in a glass jar and 150 units of Sun Harvest Organic Ground Coriander 1.5oz in a glass jar.  Lot # (s): 23632, 23631 located on the bottom of the jar.

About Salmanella

Food contaminated with Salmonella bacteria does not usually look, smell, or taste spoiled. Anyone can become sick with a Salmonella infection. Infants, children, seniors, and people with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of serious illness because their immune systems are fragile, according to the CDC.

Anyone who has eaten any recalled products and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should seek medical attention. Sick people should tell their doctors about the possible exposure to Salmonella bacteria because special tests are necessary to diagnose salmonellosis. Salmonella infection symptoms can mimic other illnesses, frequently leading to misdiagnosis.

Symptoms of Salmonella infection can include diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating contaminated food. Otherwise, healthy adults are usually sick for four to seven days. In some cases, however, diarrhea may be so severe that patients require hospitalization.

Older adults, children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems, such as cancer patients, are more likely to develop a severe illness and serious, sometimes life-threatening conditions. Some people get infected without getting sick or showing any symptoms. However, they may still spread the infections to others.

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