Lucky brand Basil Seed Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Lucky brand Basil Seed Recall [US]L.A. Lucky Import & Export Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of L.A. Lucky brand Basil Seeds due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential bacterial infection, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Seeds are subject to this recall:

  • L.A. Lucky Basil Seeds, sold in 2.1 ounce, clear plastic packages and distributed US nationwide in retail stores from October 1, 2015 to May 15, 2017 with a UPC of 820678201697

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Basil Seeds can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the potential for contamination was suspected after routine testing by the company revealed the presence of Salmonella in some 2.1 ounce packages of L.A. Lucky Brand Basil Seeds 2.1 oz.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food or seed poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect product.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Basil Seeds, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Seeds to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact L.A. Lucky Import & Export at 1-323-224-0211 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to suspected contaminated Basil, please search for “spice” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8717-2017
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