Great Value & HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Recall [US]


Great Value & HEB Taco Seasoning Mix Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Williams Foods LLC , a Lenexa, Kansas establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Great Value branded and HEB branded Taco Seasoning Mixes 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.

FDA: http://ht.ly/PbSL30pdNSB

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/williams-foods-llc-initiates-voluntary-recall-taco-seasoning-product-due-possible-presence

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

  • Great Value branded Mild Taco Seasoning Mix, sold in one (1) ounce pouches with an Walmart item number of 564829444, best-if-used-by dates of 07/08/21 or 07/09/21 and a UPC of 0 78742 24572 0
  • HEB branded Taco Seasoning Mix Reduced Sodium, sold in 1.25 ounce pouches with a HEB item number of 050215, “better-by” dates of 07/10/21, 07/11/21 or 07/15/21 and a UPC of 0 41220 79609 0

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Great Value branded and HEB branded Taco Seasoning Mixes can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, these recalled Taco Seasoning Mixes contain Cumin Spice involved in a recall initiated by a primary supplier, Mincing Spice Company. Mincing has issued a recall for a specific lot of Cumin used in the Mixes due to suspected Salmonella contamination and a portion of the batch/lot recalled by Mincing was used in the Mixes supplied to Williams Foods for the Great Value branded and HEB branded Taco Seasoning Mixes. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Seasoning Mixes identified above.

The recalled Taco Seasoning Mixes was sold in select retail grocery stores located in Washington, DC and the following US states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV and WY.

==> 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 Taco Seasoning Mixes, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Seasoning Mixes to the store 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 poisonings OR Anaphylaxis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Taco Seasoning Mixes, please search for “seasoning” or more generically, “spices” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Williams Foods Customer Service Center at 1-800-847-5608 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at customerservice@chg.com.

==> 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 Williams Foods LLC, please search for “Williams Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Great Value brand name, please search for “Great Value” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the HEB brand name, please search for “HEB” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 11825-2019
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