Mountain Rose Herbs Fennel Seed Recall [US]

Mountain Rose Herbs Fennel Seed Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Mountain Rose Herbs (“MRH”), a Eugene, Oregon establishment, recalls all sizes of one batch/lot of Fennel Seed Whole products due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.


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

  • Fennel Seed Spices, sold in a clear plastic or poly-woven bags marked with a batch/lot designation of 25031, located on the principal display panel on the lower left of the label. The Spices were known to have been sold and distributed between April 2019 and July 18, 2019.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, the recalled Fennel Seed Whole was sold directly to customers who ordered from the company Web site at, purchased at the company’s retail shop in Eugene, Oregon, or placed mail orders by phone or fax.

The affected product was also distributed to vitamin and health food stores in AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MA, MI, MN, MT, NC, NE, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA and WV as well as to one company in Canada. It is also possible MRH customers also resold the Fennel Seed Whole to their own clientele. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Fennel Seed Spice products identified above.

==> 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.

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

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle Salmonella poisonings.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mountain Rose Herbs toll-free at 1-800-879-3337 during normal business hours Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

==> 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 Mountain Rose Herbs, please search for “Mountain Rose” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11810-2019
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