Starwest Botanicals Cardamom Pod Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Starwest Botanicals Cardamom Pods Recall [US]Starwest Botanicals Inc., a Sacramento, California establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Starwest Botanicals Organic Whole Cardamom Pods due to suspected Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/B1or30iSaBJ

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm600415.htm

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

  • Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole), sold in one (1) pound pouches with an item of 209735-01, a batch/lot designation of 75593 and a UPC of 7-6796302528-9
  • Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole), sold in bulk packages with an item of 209735-00, a batch/lot designation of 75593 and a UPC of 7-6796302527-2

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, Starwest Botanicals has recalled Starwest Botanicals Organic Cardamom Pods Green (Whole), packaged in Mylar plastic one (1) pound bags and in bulk packs.

==> 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 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 food.

The recalled Cardamom Pods products were sold US nationwide by several different methods. They were sold directly to Starwest Botanicals customers online, to mail order customers and held for pickup up customer pick-up at Starwest. The Cardamom Pods were sold between January 15, 2018 and March 2, 2018.

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

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Starwest Botanicals at 1-800-800-4372 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cardamom Pods, please search for “Cardamom Pods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Starwest Botanicals Inc., please search for “Starwest” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 9882-2018
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